Iran is stepping up its support for international terrorism and its intelligence operations against the U.S., the Director of National Intelligence told Congress.
President Barack Obama announced that he will nominate James Clapper as director of national intelligence and called him one “of our most respected” professionals in the field.
Hostile hackers or an “isolated state” may succeed in breaching U.S. computer networks and disrupting power grids and other vital services in the next two years, the top U.S. intelligence official told Congress today.
The top U.S. intelligence official said more than 5,000 contract workers may be dismissed and thousands of FBI employees put on furloughs under across-the- board budget cuts.
"Cyber is a powerful new realm for them where they believe they can exert maximum influence at minimum cost."
- James Clapper on Jan 07, 2015