"Director of National Intelligence [DNI] James R. Clapper announced today the establishment of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center [NCSC]. National Counterintelligence Executive William 'Bill' Evanina will assume the additional role as the NCSC Director. DNI Clapper said the establishment of the NCSC is the next step in the effective integration of counterintelligence and security missions under a single organization structure. 'The establishment of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center supports our effort to ensure counterintelligence and security are addressed as interdependent and mutually supportive disciplines,' said Director Clapper. 'These disciplines have shared objectives and responsibilities associated with the protection of information, sources and methods.' The NCSC will carry out the counterintelligence responsibilities of the NCIX [National Counterintelligence Executive] and the Office of the National Counterintelligence and fulfill their responsibilities as outlined in the Counterintelligence Enhancement Act of 2002. The organization of the NCSC aligns with similar centers within the ODNI such as the National Counterproliferation Center and the National Counterterrorism Center."
Office of the Director of National Intelligence [ODNI] News Release No.46-14
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