History

History

History

Authorized by Congress and established by the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), the Foreign Malign Influence Center (FMIC) began operating on September 23, 2022. FMIC was authorized under 50 U.S.C. §§ 3058, 3059.

 

The Director of FMIC reports to the DNI and serves as the FNI’s principal advisor on foreign malign influence threats.

 

FMIC also houses the Election Threats Executive, which was established in 2019 and serves as the IC’s coordinating authority on election security.

 

Foreign Malign Influence Center