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Senators ask Trump administration how badly shutdown hurt federal cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Just how bad is the damage from the government shutdown? Senators want to know.

PPD-20 elimination opens arguments over how U.S. should conduct offensive hacking operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Lawmakers and key officials sounded off Thursday after President Donald Trump rescinded a key cyberwar policy directive.

The NSA now officially has a new chief

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone, an experienced military leader with a unique background in cyber-operations and intelligence gathering, will be the next person to take on the "dual hat" role atop the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

U.S. Cyber Command chief calls for debate around hacking unit's authorities

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

Lawmakers and Pentagon leadership are considering plans that could one day provide U.S. Cyber Command with additional authorities to operate outside declared war zones, two senior U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday during an open congressional hearing.

Trump's NSA nominee promises to 'follow the law' in 2nd confirmation hearing

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone, the former head of Army Cyber Command, glided through a lackluster confirmation hearing Thursday to the top of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, putting him in the unique and powerful position of guiding both U.S.-backed cyber-espionage and warfare.

Enemies of U.S. continue cyberattacks without fear of reprisal, NSA director nominee says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone indicated that deterrence against foreign cyberattacks is lacking, but that he would develop options to present to policymakers if nominated.

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