The White House is preparing to unveil a new “cyber data-sharing” unit this week, according to reports, and will be placing it under the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
The new unit will be called the Cyber Threat and Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC), and its mission seems to directly overlap with a similar center created by Congress a few months ago, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC).
Both are nominally to manage reports of threats from various intelligence agencies. So why do we need two entire centers to handle a handful of reports going to a handful of other agencies?
The smart money, however, is on the planned revived CISPA getting folded into all this. Intended to give corporations legal immunity for all data shared with the federal government in violation of privacy agreements, on the grounds of national security, this wealth of data could be just the reason the administration is creating these centers to manage cyber data.
Last 5 posts by Jason Ditz
- Turkey: Kurdish Banner in Raqqa Proves US Sided With Terrorists - October 20th, 2017
- Many Afghan Troops Run Away While in US to Train - October 20th, 2017
- Spain to Start Catalonia Takeover Saturday - October 20th, 2017
- Niger Deaths Highlight Growing US Involvement in Africa - October 20th, 2017
- Niger Ambush the Result of 'Massive Intelligence Failure' - October 20th, 2017