National Counterintelligence Board
The National Counterintelligenc Board (NCB) and the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive were approved March 1, 2005, by President George W. Bush. Both the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive and the National Counterintelligence Board (NCIB) were created January 5, 2001, via the Presidential Decision Directive on CI-21: Counterintelligence for the 21st Century by President Bill Clinton. The two new counterintelligence entities were charged with "identifying, understanding, prioritizing and counteracting the intelligence threats faced by the United States in the 21st Century."
"The responsibility for implementing the CI Executive's anti-espionage security strategies falls to the NCIB. The NCIB will convene on a semi-annual basis and" was originally to be "chaired by the Director of the FBI. Also included are the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence and a senior representative of the Department of Justice. The Board is also responsible for selecting and overseeing the National Counterintelligence Executive."