The Trump administration says it’s replacing the acting chief of the National Counterterrorism Center
Defense Deputy Secretary Bob Work, Chuck Rosenberg, the administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency and Nick Rasmussen, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, are among the current appointees who are staying in place to help ensure continuity of government.
The forthcoming Cyber Threat Intelligence Center would not only serve as a centralized hub for cyber intelligence, but also would fuse cyber information with other intelligence sources and serve as a central point for declassifying secret data about cyber threats.
The White House announces a new cyber threat intelligence center to better understand and coordinate the response to the threats the nation faces. The approach the administration is taking is not new. In fact, it’s modeled after the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). Federal News Radio’s executive editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more about the new center and why many experts say this approach seems like the right one.
National Counterterrorism Center director Michael Leiter will resign in the coming month. Leiter has been at NCTC since 2007, coming from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence