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DNI Coats: Cyber rises to top of worldwide threat assessment

February 13, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats today put cybersecurity at the top of his concerns as leaders of the U.S. intelligence community offered their annual global threat assessment before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

“Starting with cyber,” Coats said, beginning his testimony, “this is one of my greatest concerns and top priorities.”

Committee leaders from both parties also focused extensively on cyber issues during the two-and-a-half hour hearing, highlighting issues ranging from the adequacy of government-private sector information sharing to the...


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