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U.S. officials not only fret over escalating threats posed by enduring rivals such as Russia, China, Iran and North Korea, but they also must grapple with the persistent fight against terrorism and mounting vulnerabilities of the cyber realm.
The recurring theme throughout the premier intelligence summit in the nation’s capital this week, INSS, was a parade of nations: The United States is worried about enduring threats posed by Russia, China and North Korea. Sprinkled into the mounting global risk landscape is the drawn-out strife against terrorism and the escalating vulnerabilities of the cyber realm.
European governments are contending with the challenges of penetrable borders, an influx of refugees and the radicalization of some of its youth, complicating intelligence efforts to combat terror, said Michael Leiter, chief operations officer at Leidos, at the third annual Intelligence & National Security Summit in Washington, D.C.
Cybersecurity will remain as much of a challenge for the next administration as it has been for the current White House, especially in light of the constant barrage of cyber attacks from nation states, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday at the Intelligence & National Security Summit.
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