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FILE- This Jan. 21, 2017, file photo shows the floor of the main lobby of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va. The FBI “exercised remarkable caution and candor” in securing search warrants that led to espionage charges against a former CIA employee, prosecutors have told a federal judge presiding over the case. Prosecutors said a court hearing is not necessary to reject Joshua Adam Schulte’s claims that evidence should be tossed out because searches of his New York City residence and various electronic accounts were illegal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

CIA aims to decrease median hiring time ‘by orders of magnitude’ by December

A leader at the Directorate of Digital Innovation predicts that the CIA’s median hiring time will have dropped by “orders of magnitude” by this December.

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New OSINT foundation aims to ‘professionalize’ open source discipline across spy agencies

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Classification has an unholy handmaiden, the pre-publication review board

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Pentagon’s race to modernize the military may not be marching fast enough

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Groups of people with shared interests or aims. Concept of the diversity of people's talents and skills associated with different brains.

Intelligence community workforce is more diverse, but still struggles with retention and promotion

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

Senators want to provide financial aid for those suffering from mysterious Havana Syndrome

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William Burns, nominee for Central Intelligence Agency director, testifies during his Senate Select Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)

Burns confirmed as CIA director as US faces diverse threats

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)Central Intelligence Agency seal, CIA seal

A peek inside the newest federal laboratory, at an agency that never had one

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FILE- This Jan. 21, 2017, file photo shows the floor of the main lobby of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va. The FBI “exercised remarkable caution and candor” in securing search warrants that led to espionage charges against a former CIA employee, prosecutors have told a federal judge presiding over the case. Prosecutors said a court hearing is not necessary to reject Joshua Adam Schulte’s claims that evidence should be tossed out because searches of his New York City residence and various electronic accounts were illegal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

For CIA, pop culture no longer enough to recruit next generation of talent

Over the last two-plus years, the CIA has launched an Instagram page, a page on the dark web, created an office of Hispanic engagement and recently updated…

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William Joseph Burns

Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director

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CIA unveils new website to step up recruitment efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, the CIA adds another piece to its two-plus year effort to change the way its recruits the next generation of employees.

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