Preparing for Iran’s Next Move

| Norman T. Roule
Norman T. Roule
Former National Intelligence Manager for Iran, ODNI

From The Cipher Brief’s Open Source Collection newsletter, U.S. officials and Cipher Brief experts are warning U.S. businesses to remain vigilant as tensions between Iran and the U.S. continue. 

Christopher Krebs, director of DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a warning over the weekend that “malicious cyberactivity” was on the rise just a day after news came out that the U.S. is carrying out cyberattacks against Iran in response to recent provocations.   

This comes as the United Nations Security Council holds closed door meetings on Monday to discuss the downing of a U.S. drone last week. 

The Cipher Brief spoke with former National Intelligence Manager for Iran at ODNI, Norm Roule, who is also a Cipher Brief expert, about understanding the impact of the latest moves by Washington.

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The Author is Norman T. Roule

Norman T. Roule served for 34-years in the Central Intelligence Agency, managing numerous programs relating to Iran and the Middle East.   He served as the National Intelligence Manager for Iran (NIM-I) at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence from November 2008 until September 2017.  As NIM-I, he was the principal Intelligence Community (IC) official responsible for overseeing all aspects of national intelligence policy and activities related to Iran, to include IC... Read More

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