30Sep, 2020

Presidential Election: ‘Might be a Waterfall We’re Going to Crash Over,’ Expert Says

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Duke Today | September 29, 2020By Eric Ferreri The upcoming presidential election – during a pandemic, dotted by attempts at interference by foreign entities – presents the nation with a significant test of its collective will and mettle, two Duke election and national security experts said Tuesday. So buckle up and take a deep breath. […]

17Sep, 2020

Sue Gordon on TikTok-Oracle Partnership

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President Trump says he’s not prepared to sign off on Oracle’s potential partnership with TikTok and is expected to receive a report about the deal today. Sue Gordon, Duke University Rubenstein fellow and former principal deputy director of national intelligence, consulted with Microsoft on the national security implications of a potential deal with TikTok, though […]

14Sep, 2020

Transcript: Sue Gordon on “Face the Nation,” September 13, 2020

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CBS News, Face the Nation | September 13, 2020 The following is a transcript of an interview with former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon, that aired Sunday, September 13, 2020, on “Face the Nation.” MARGARET BRENNAN: We want to turn now to Sue Gordon, she is the former principal deputy director of […]

9Sep, 2020

The Foreign Foes Who Want to Undermine America are Getting Help — From America

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The Washington Post | September 8, 2020Opinion by Susan M. Gordon Susan M. Gordon spent 31 years as a U.S. intelligence officer and was the principal deputy director of national intelligence from 2017 to 2019. As you read this, foreign adversaries and competitors are actively seeking to manipulate the outcome of our elections. There is […]

13Aug, 2020

After Quitting Last Year, Senior U.S. Intelligence Official Now Talks

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NPR News | August 13, 2020By David WelnaInterview by Steve Inskeep A year ago this past Saturday, Sue Gordon — the second highest official in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence — abruptly quit an ever-ascending career spanning nearly four decades in U.S. spy agencies. “Mr. President,” Gordon informed President Trump at the […]

7Aug, 2020

Is TikTok More of a Parenting Problem Than a Security Threat?

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The New York Times | August 7, 2020By David E. Sanger and Julian E. Barnes TikTok has long presented a parenting problem, as millions of Americans raising preteens and teenagers distracted by its viral videos can attest. But when the C.I.A. was asked recently to assess whether it was also a national security problem, the answer that came […]

7Aug, 2020

Op-ed: We keep making the same mistakes with data. Here’s how we fix the problem

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CNBC | August 7, 2020By Sue Gordon What do coronavirus, the creation of the Director of National Intelligence, the Congressional Hearing with the Tech CEOs, the trouble with TikTok, and the Twitter bitcoin scam all have in common? All of them, at least in part, are about data—insufficiency of it, inability to share it, irresponsibility with it, […]

7Aug, 2020

How the US Can Prevent the Next ‘Cyber 9/11’

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In an interview with WIRED, former national intelligence official Sue Gordon discusses Russian election interference and other digital threats to democracy. Wired | August 8, 2020By Justin Sherman CALLING THE PAST month a tumultuous one for United States digital policy might be an understatement. Between remote working and learning, Netflix binging, and doomscrolling, internet usage has swelled […]

23Jul, 2020

Fueling the Next Generation: A Conversation with Sue Gordon

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2020 USGIF Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, the Honorable Sue Gordon, gives the 2020 Golden Ticket Winners advice on a career in GEOINT Trajectory Magazine | July 23, 2020By Lisbeth Perez In the face of unprecedented challenges, the Intelligence Community (IC) has continuously developed capabilities to understand those hardships and help determine the means to counter […]

22Jul, 2020

How the Fed and Wall Street View of Climate Change is Evolving Under Pressure

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CNBC | July 22, 2020By Nicole Dienst As the Federal Reserve Bank works to shore up the U.S. economy amid an unprecedented global crisis, top institutional investors and climate advocacy groups sent Fed Chair Jerome Powell a warning this week about another global risk that has no short-term fix: the climate crisis. “There will never […]