National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) Strategy Unveiled

Technological innovation is central to the intelligence profession.

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) unveiled the National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States of America 2020-2022, which features three principal trends that characterize today’s counterintelligence threat landscape:

  • The number of threat actors targeting the U.S. is growing.
  • These threat actors have increasingly sophisticated intelligence capabilities and technologies at their disposal.
  • Threat actors are using these enhanced capabilities against an expanded set of targets and vulnerabilities.

Specifically, the on-demand series covers the following learning objectives:

  • Delineate what is driving the demand for technology, tools and information for data protection and recovery.
  • Understand how broader cross-agency collaboration, coordination, information sharing, IT integration and elimination of silos is helping agencies keep pace and deliver actionable intelligence.
  • Discuss how cloud computing, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, machine learning, cybersecurity and new cutting-edge technologies are helping the IC fulfill its mission.
  • Review IC workforce challenges in the areas of recruiting, retention, diversity and stove-piped processes that provide opportunities for contractors to fill gaps.