3 Ways Threat Intelligence Strengthens the American Intelligence Community

“The strategic environment is changing rapidly, and the United States faces an increasingly
complex and uncertain world in which threats are becoming ever more diverse and
interconnected,” the report notes. “We face significant changes in the domestic and global environment; we must be ready to meet 21st century challenges and to recognize emerging threats and opportunities.”

Cyber threats make up no small part of that threat landscape, especially as they are increasingly used by nation-states as part of a broader paradigm of modern warfare. Take Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, or their cyberattacks on Ukraine’s power grid in 2015 — these attacks “are already challenging public confidence in our global institutions, governance, and norms, while imposing numerous economic costs domestically and globally,” the report says. “As the cyber capabilities of our adversaries grow, they will pose increasing threats to U.S. security, including critical infrastructure, public health and safety, economic prosperity, and stability.”

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Source: Recorded Future