Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

Biden's National Security Team Lists Leading Threats, With China At The Top

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The intelligence community views four countries as posing the main security challenges over the next year: China, followed by Russia, Iran and North Korea.

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After A Major Hack, U.S. Looks To Fix A Cyber 'Blind Spot'

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

By law, the government can't monitor domestic Internet traffic. Hackers suspected of being Russian exploited this blind spot by disguising their origins and working through unwitting U.S. companies.

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As Bad Information Spreads, Florida Schools Seek To Teach 'Digital Literacy'

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Many Florida high schools now teach a cybersecurity program. There's a larger plan to help students figure out what is and isn't true online. Organizers hope it will become a nationwide model.

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Russia's Efforts At Information Warfare Against The West Continue

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Russia is currently in a battle against the West, aggressively promoting Sputnik V to Europe and other regions and conducting sophisticated hacking efforts, most recently through Solarwinds.

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Intelligence Report: Russia Tried To Help Trump In 2020 Election

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The report says Russian leader Vladimir Putin authorized a campaign to assist former President Donald Trump and undermine Joe Biden, though it was not on the same scale as Moscow's efforts in 2016.

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An Old Debate Renewed: Does The U.S. Now Need A Domestic Terrorism Law?

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

With all the talk about domestic terrorism, you might assume there's a law against it. There's not. The storming of the Capitol has again raised the question about whether one is needed.

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Avril Haines Takes Over As Intelligence Chief At 'A Challenging Time'

Sunday, February 28, 2021

As Haines sat down for an interview with NPR, her aides handed out a declassified report blaming Saudi Arabia's crown prince for a brutal killing.

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White House Report: Saudi Crown Prince Approved Journalist Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Friday, February 26, 2021

The Biden administration has released a two-page summary saying that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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U.S. Intelligence: Saudi Crown Prince Approved Operation To Kill Jamal Khashoggi

Friday, February 26, 2021

Khashoggi was killed during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in 2018. The report is expected to damage the already complicated relations between the traditional allies.

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CIA Nominee William Burns Talks Tough On China

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Burns said his top priority as spy chief would be a rising China. He received strong bipartisan support in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee and was widely expected to be confirmed.

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China Wants Your Data — And May Already Have It

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

When COVID hit, a Chinese firm offered to set up testing labs in the U.S., which could have given it access to DNA data. The U.S. says this is part of China's effort to collect mass data on Americans.

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Biden Pledges Tough Response To Cyberthreats. Experts Say It Won't Be Easy

Friday, February 12, 2021

President Biden has a long to-do list when it comes to cybersecurity. He has to deal with a major cyber breach still under investigation, and there's a running debate over online conspiracy campaigns.

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DHS Warns Of Heightened Threats From Violent Domestic Extremists

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security is warning about the threat of an attack by domestic extremists. The department says the recent mob assault on the U.S. Capitol may have emboldened radical groups.

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Biden's National Security, Foreign Policy Nominees Face Senate Confirmation Hearings

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden's top picks for national security and foreign policy positions face Senate confirmation hearings Tuesday. They will be questioned on a range of challenges facing the U.S.

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What The U.S. Capitol Looks Like Ahead Of The Inauguration

Friday, January 15, 2021

Some Washington, D.C., residents have taken to calling Capitol Hill the "Capitol Green Zone" as a wide range of security measures are put in place ahead of the inauguration.

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Vowing To Uphold Constitutional Process, Joint Chiefs Of Staff Condemn Capitol Riot

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

In a public memo, U.S. top military leaders have condemned the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and pledged to protect and defend the Constitution.

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How Online Sleuths Identified Rioters At The Capitol

Monday, January 11, 2021

The riot appeared to be all chaos and anarchy. But as researchers gave the online video and photos closer scrutiny, they produced forensic evidence that has identified those involved.

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Longtime Diplomat William Burns Is Biden's Pick To Lead CIA

Monday, January 11, 2021

William Burns worked for decades at the State Department. President-elect Joe Biden says he "shares my profound belief that intelligence must be apolitical."

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Authorities Track Down Members Of Capitol Mob After They Return Home

Monday, January 11, 2021

Law enforcement officials say they expect to make more arrests following last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol. Security officials are also examining some militia groups' call for more rallies.

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Where Was Security When A Pro-Trump Mob Stormed The Capitol?

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Armed with pro-Trump banners, the rioters far outnumbered and swiftly overwhelmed the Capitol Police as they charged up the steps, smashed windows, broke into the Senate chamber and occupied offices.

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