INSA In the News

Upstairs, Downstairs: The Four Seasons Hosts 2 Gala Dinners on the Same Night

November 14, 2013
The Washingtonian’s Capital Comment blog recaps the 4th Annual INSA Achievement Awards dinner and ceremony. Read the article here.

IWP welcomes Joseph DeTrani and Al Santoli to the faculty

November 14, 2013
The Institute of World Politics
INSA President Amb. Joseph DeTrani will join the faculty of the Institute of World Politics for the spring semester and teach a new course on the U.S.-China Strategic Relationship. Read the article here.

NSA Spying Draws Focus to Decades-Old Intelligence Pact

October 28, 2013
INSA Chairman of the Board Amb. John Negroponte speaks with NPR’s All Things Considered host Audie Cornish regarding the Five Eyes Alliance. Listen to the interview or read the interview transcript here.

Cyberspace: a global threat to peace

October 28, 2013
Asia Times
INSA President Amb. Joseph DeTrani’s keynote address to the DefCon Conference this summer in Las Vegas is profiled in the Asia Times. Read the article here

INSA Honors Pfeffer with Drell Award

December 7, 2012
India Education Diary

Report by India Education bureau, Pittsburgh: The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) presented its 2012 Sidney D. Drell Academic Award to Juergen Pfeffer, assistant research professor in the School of Computer Science's Institute for Software Research (ISR), at a Dec. 6 ceremony in Washington, D.C. (Click here for more.)

NEW SERIES: Interview with INSA Achievement Award Winner

November/December 2012 

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) will hold its 3rd annual Achievement Awards Ceremony Thursday, December 6th, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. The ceremony will honor six young professionals in the intelligence and national security sectors for their professional contribution to the community. (Click here for more.)

Intelligence community must adapt to era of vast data, study says

November 30, 2012
Government Executive 

The digital information revolution has handed the U.S. intelligence community a slew of new challenges that are nowhere close to resolution, a new study says.
The 21st-century problems range from mountains of data to accelerated pace of change to competing information flow from nongovernmental sources to fears of violating privacy and civil liberties, according to a paper, “Expectations of Intelligence in the Information Age,” released Thursday by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, a nonprofit that brings together experts in the public, private and academic sectors. (Click here for more.)

Feds, US Businesses to Link Arms on Cybersecurity

November 11, 2012
E-Commerce Times 

The war may be waged in cyberspace, but a new war room is on the ground. "In addition to being a collaborative environment, it's an actual collaborative facility," said Donna Dodson of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. "What makes the center unique is that we pull back the curtain and open the doors. We bring real people ... inside to work together to find real solutions for existing problems." (Click here for more.)

Cyber authorities confront new risks to U.S. networks

October 16, 2012
Capital Insider, NewsChannel 8

The FBI's Washington Field Office created a special unit this month. Its job: investigate intellectual property thefts. Officials call the unit part of a more aggressive approach to cyber crime. Terry Roberts, chairwoman of the cyber council with the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, discussed that and other tech issues on Capital Insider. (Click here for more.)

Rethinking How to Protect Networks From Cyber Attacks

October 1, 2012
AOL Government

As cyber security experts continue to look for more effective ways to deter threats, many see the battle over defending network perimeters has become a lost cause, and that new and more creative approaches are becoming essential. (Click here for more.)