FERC reviews grid cybersecurity protection

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- A dozen new requirements for cybersecurity controls would help ensure the protection of the U.S. electrical grid, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said.

Russia, Interpol to tackle cyberthreats

MOSCOW, March 22 (UPI) -- Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab will set up a division on cybercrime with Interpol, Chief Executive Officer Yevgeny Kaspersky said Friday.

U.S. assessing cyber-risks

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. government needs to look at ways it can better protect itself from cyberattacks from adversaries like China, Rep. Patrick Meehan said.
Report: Assad's power grip tenuous

Report: Assad's power grip tenuous

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad's hold on power is "increasingly beleaguered," a top American intelligence official said.
Clapper: Cuts hurt national security

Clapper: Cuts hurt national security

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- The nation's top intelligence chief told a U.S. Senate panel Tuesday sequestration cuts jeopardize national security.
GOP, Clinton wrestle on Libya

GOP, Clinton wrestle on Libya

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Republicans at congressional hearings pummeled U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related to her handling of the Sept. 11 Libyan consulate attack.

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Report: Clapper to remain as intel chief

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, has indicated he will remain in his position, a U.S. official knowledgeable of Clapper's plans said.

GOP: Obama lying on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., Thursday accused the White House and President Obama of lying about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Petraeus affair found by FBI email probe

Petraeus affair found by FBI email probe

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The FBI discovered CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer by investigating his personal email, The Wall Street Journal reported.
House panel to meet on consulate attack

House panel to meet on consulate attack

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Intelligence Committee plans a closed hearing on the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya in which the ambassador and three others died, officials say.
U.S. Consulate said repeatedly targeted

U.S. Consulate said repeatedly targeted

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was threatened and attacked 13 times before last month's deadly assault, whistle-blowers have told two House Republicans.

Intelligence head: Libya attack planned

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The director of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence says the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was an "organized terrorist attack."

U.S. ambassador was targeted for death

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya killed last week was targeted for death, a U.S. official confirmed.

Deputy A.G: No special attorney for leaks

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- A top U.S. Justice Department official said an investigation into possible national security leaks by the White House doesn't warrant a special prosecutor.
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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks, alongside his nominee for Director of National Intelligence retired Gen. James Clapper, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on June 5, 2010. UPI/Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool
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