Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra covers the NSA, Cyber Command, and cyberwarfare for CyberScoop. She previously worked at Axios as a news reporter, covering breaking political news, foreign policy, and cybersecurity. Shannon hails from Chicago and went to Tufts University, and is ready to talk about ballet, France, and espionage.

Government

Huawei sues FCC for icing U.S. business, claiming a lack of evidence

by Shannon Vavra • 8 hours ago

The Chinese company is taking legal action following a series of delays elsewhere in the U.S. government.

Government

Federal cyber chief: Supply chain security against foreign influence needs work

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

But there aren't a lot of answers on how to do that, Grant Schneider says.

Government

How the Marine Corps thinks about beating adversaries in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Renata Spinks says the Marines want their cybersecurity-focused personnel to think like an adversary.

Government

FBI assesses Russian apps may be counterintelligence threat

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

The letter sent to Sen. Chuck Schumer is in response to concerns about FaceApp.

Technology

Trend Micro finds new mobile malware masquerading as a chat app

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

It looks like company found the malware before any victims were hit.

Government

NSA contractor indicted for fudging timesheet

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

It's an extremely rare charge.

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