Tagged: assessment

US Intelligence Community Releases its Worldwide Threat Assessment

Today Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James R. Clapper delivered the United States Intelligence Community’s 2015 assessment of threats to US national security. Director Clapper speaks on Global Threats like Cyber, Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Proliferation, Space and Counterspace, Transnational Organized Crime, Economics and Natural Resources and Human Security, as...

US Cybercrime: On the Rise

Together with the United States Secret Service, CSO magazine, and the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University the PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) published the “2014 US State of Cybercrime Survey“, an annual survey of cybercrime trends. This study reveals that cybercrime is on the rise and most...

Jihadist Terrorism: A Threat Assessment

The Bipartisan Policy Center has released a report titled, Jihadist Terrorism: A Threat Assessment. The report examines the jihadist threat at home and abroad, the U.S. Government response to al-Qaeda and its allies, and how certain trends and events in the Middle East will impact the future of terrorist organizations....

Protecting U.S. Nuclear Facilities from Terrorist Attack

"Protecting U.S. Nuclear Facilities from Terrorist Attack: Re-assessing the Current 'Design Basis Threat' Approach" The Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project of the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin has released a working paper entitled, "Protecting U.S. Nuclear Facilities from Terrorist Attack: Re-assessing the Current...

2013 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community

Statement for the Record, Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, March 12, 2013 Today, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on current and projected national security threats to the U.S. The Director...

Annual Country Report on Terrorism

The Department of State has just released an annual report titled “Country Reports on Terrorism 2011.” Every year the “Country Reports on Terrorism” is “submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United Sates Code, Section 2656f (the ‘Act’), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a...

National Gang Intelligence Center’s Threat Assessment for 2011

In a October 21, 2011 press release The FBI announced the publication of the National Gang Intelligence Center’s (NGIC) 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment (to view the report in pdf format click here). According to information submitted by national and state level agencies, the United States is now home to...