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As NSA expands election security task force, Director Paul Nakasone talks lessons learned
U.S. intelligence officials are trying to adapt as adversaries update their tactics.
Trump's Pentagon pick 'confident' in 2020 election security
Mark Esper told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the 2020 contests will be "unfettered" by foreign actors, but the military and intelligence agencies will "always will have a lot of work to do" to secure elections.
Congressional pressure builds for White House to share classified cyber authorizations
The House voted in favor of ordering the Trump administration to release the classified memorandum that made it easier for the Pentagon to run offense cyber-operations against U.S. adversaries.
U.S. ramping up offensive cyber measures to stop economic attacks, Bolton says
It's the first time a White House official has publicly acknowledged that defense authorizations approved last year go beyond election security measures.
U.S. Cyber Command selects new top deputy for Gen. Nakasone
This transition comes just as Cyber Command is shifting how it thinks about readiness against foreign adversaries.
NSA's Russian cyberthreat task force is now permanent
The task force the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command created last year to thwart Russian influence and cyberattacks is now permanent.