FBI

July 21, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

U.S. lawmakers launched a bipartisan bid to boost the Department of Homeland Security's powers to better oversee cybersecurity compliance by federal agencies and intervene when they might fail to safeguard their networks.  

June 30, 2015
By George I. Seffers

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has identified CryptoWall as the most current and significant ransomware threat targeting U.S. individuals and businesses.

June 5, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

The significant federal government cyberbreach that let hackers swipe the personal data of more than 4 million current and former federal employees has all the trappings of a targeted nation-state attack aimed at gleaning critical information on federal workers; and current cyber protection methods might not be enough to prevent future attacks.

September 22, 2014
By Robert K. Ackerman

The FBI is focusing on cyberspace both as a tool for crime detection and prevention and as a venue for operations.

September 22, 2014
By Robert K. Ackerman

Always dependent on vital information for crime-fighting, the FBI has transformed itself into an integrated intelligence organization.

September 16, 2014
By Rita Boland

The FBI’s Next Generation Identification system went live last week, replacing the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System and improving accuracy.

December 13, 2012
George I. Seffers

 

August 7, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

The FBI, Washington, D.C., has named Richard McFeely executive assistant director of the criminal, cyber and response services branch; and Ronald Hosko assistant director of the criminal investigative division.

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded three task orders to provide information technology (IT) services under the Federal Bureau of Investigation Information Technology Supplies and Support Services (FBI IT Triple S) contract. The task orders have a combined value of $19 million over eight years.

September 22, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Keith L. Bennett has been named assistant director of the FBI's Inspection Division, Washington, D.C.

April 8, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Louis F. Quijas has been named assistant director of the FBI's new Office of Law Enforcement Coordination, Washington, D.C.

February 23, 2011
By George Seffers

Biometric technology capabilities continue to grow, and so do government data sharing efforts.

December 14, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Herbert Brown has been named special agent in charge of the FBI's Sacramento Division.

December 14, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Mary F. Rook has been named special agent in charge of the FBI's Anchorage Division.