Everything You Need to Know About the $5 Billion Increase in the U.S. Intelligence Budget for FY 2018
The United States intelligence budget comprises all the funding for the agencies of the United States Intelligence Community. This infographic details where the requested $5 billion increase in funding has been allocated. The Trump administration requested $57.7 billion for the National Intelligence Program (NIP), an increase from a re-quested $54.9 billion in FY 2017. The Administration additionally requested $20.7 billion for the Military Intelligence Program (MIP), up from a requested $18.5 billion in FY 2017.
Prior to Intelligence Analytics 2018, we sat down with Retired Lieutenant General Robert Otto and Assistant Research Professor Grant Scott to discuss upcoming projects, trends in artificial intelligence and machine learning, how intelligence analytics will transform in the next few years, what they are most looking forward to at the upcoming Summit and more.
We spoke with Deputy Assistant Director at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Donald Freese, Information and Technology Branch. Mr. Freese graciously gave us a glimpse into what his session on “Cyber Analytics: Leading Quality Through The Human Dimension” will discuss in even greater detail at the summit. He also touches on where he sees the future of intelligence analytics within the next 2-5 years, and what he is looking forward to about the summit this May.
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