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Panel: Next President Needs to Craft Consistent Russia Policy
Panel: Next President Needs to Craft Consistent Russia Policy

A panel of Russian experts at the Atlantic Council have agreed that the next president of the United States will need to be consistent in how they treat Russia and ensure that American allies adhere to the policies set by the US.  read more...


NSA's Michael Rogers : Inconsistent Govt-Industry Cooperation Impedes Fight Against Cyber Attacks
NSA's Michael Rogers : Inconsistent Govt-Industry Cooperation Impedes Fight Against Cyber Attacks

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, has said inconsistent coordination between the government and private sector has impeded the fight against cyber attacks. read more...


Report: Ashton Carter, James Clapper Urge Obama to Fire NSA's Michael Rogers
Report: Ashton Carter, James Clapper Urge Obama to Fire NSA's Michael Rogers

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have asked President Barack Obama to remove Adm. Michael Rogers as the director of the National Security Agency. read more...


Intelligence Agencies Prepare Briefings for President-Elect Donald Trump
Intelligence Agencies Prepare Briefings for President-Elect Donald Trump

U.S. intelligence agencies will begin to brief U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about the country's top national security and intelligence programs in the next few days. read more...


Obama Nominates DOJ Deputy IG Robert Storch as NSA IG
Obama Nominates DOJ Deputy IG Robert Storch as NSA IG

President Barack Obama has nominated Robert Storch to be the next inspector general of the National Security Agency. read more...


Report: Only One Trump Transition Aide Working on US Intelligence Briefings
Report: Only One Trump Transition Aide Working on US Intelligence Briefings

President-elect Donald Trump has appointed only one aide for his intelligence community transition team that will work with the 17 U.S. intelligence agencies. read more...


Cybercom, NSA Head to Brief Senate Armed Services Panel About Cyber Threats
Cybercom, NSA Head to Brief Senate Armed Services Panel About Cyber Threats

The Senate Armed Services Committee will receive a briefing on cyber threats from Michael Rogers, the head of the U.S. Cyber Command and National Security Agency. read more...


NSA Confirms Richard Ledgett's Retirement as Deputy Director
NSA Confirms Richard Ledgett's Retirement as Deputy Director

National Security Agency spokesman Michael Halbig has confirmed that Richard Ledgett will retire as the deputy director of the agency this spring. read more...


FBI, NSA Invited to Testify at Hearing on Possible Russian Influence in Elections
FBI, NSA Invited to Testify at Hearing on Possible Russian Influence in Elections

House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes has said FBI Director James Comey, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and other intelligence officials have been invited to testify at a hearing on March 20 on Russia's potential role in influencing the U.S. elections, The Washington Times reported Tuesday. read more...


House Intell Committee Seeks Info on Legal Surveillance Activities From FBI, CIA, NSA
House Intell Committee Seeks Info on Legal Surveillance Activities From FBI, CIA, NSA

The House Intelligence Committee has asked FBI, CIA and the National Security Agency to provide information on the scale of legal surveillance activities and the number of "unmasked" private conversations in the previous six months. read more...


FBI's James Comey, NSA's Mike Rogers Testify Before House Intelligence Committee
FBI's James Comey, NSA's Mike Rogers Testify Before House Intelligence Committee

FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers have both testified before the House Intelligence Committee Monday on crucial topics concerning Russia, Donald Trump and the president's claims on wiretapping. read more...


NSA's Richard Ledgett: Phone Surveillance
NSA's Richard Ledgett: Phone Surveillance

Richard Ledgett, deputy director of the National Security Agency, has said he believes the government should have disclosed its program on the bulk collection of phone records to potentially minimize the damage caused by the leak from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. read more...


NSA's Richard Ledgett: Foreign Nation Staged Cyber ‘Hand-to-Hand Combat’ With US in 2015
NSA's Richard Ledgett: Foreign Nation Staged Cyber ‘Hand-to-Hand Combat’ With US in 2015

Richard Ledgett, deputy director of the National Security Agency, has said an attack by foreign hackers on a U.S. government computer network in 2015 in which he says there was a virtual "hand-to-hand combat" with U.S. cyber authorities points to a new development in cyber warfare, The Washington Free Beacon reported Wednesday. read more...


Report: US Intell Officials Could Turn to UK Model to Address Nation-State Cyber Attacks
Report: US Intell Officials Could Turn to UK Model to Address Nation-State Cyber Attacks

Paul Abbate, FBI assistant director for cyber crime, has said the U.S. should explore cybersecurity models of allies such as the U.K. as National Security Agency Deputy Director Richard Ledgett calls Russia the biggest nation-state cyber threat to the U.S. read more...


Navy Picks Rockwell Collins, Leonardo DRS for Combat Training System Supply
Navy Picks Rockwell Collins, Leonardo DRS for Combat Training System Supply

The U.S. Navy has awarded an initial $142 million contract to a team comprised of Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS for the delivery of an encrypted tactical training system for Navy and Marine Corps aviation forces under the Tactical Combat Training System Increment II program. read more...


NSA Picks University of West Florida as Southeast Region Cybersecurity Resource Center
NSA Picks University of West Florida as Southeast Region Cybersecurity Resource Center

The National Security Agency has selected the University of West Florida as the National Center of Academic Excellence - Cybersecurity Regional Resource Center for the Southeastern region, which covers all institutions of higher education in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Puerto Rico, the Pulse reported Monday. read more...


NSA Revises Some Foreign Intelligence Collection Practices Under Section 702
NSA Revises Some Foreign Intelligence Collection Practices Under Section 702

The National Security Agency has updated its surveillance practices under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in a move to prevent the incidental collection of information on online communications of U.S. persons or others who are not in direct contact with a foreign intelligence target, NSA said Friday. read more...


Lawmakers Order NSA-Cybercom Leadership Review
Lawmakers Order NSA-Cybercom Leadership Review

Lawmakers have included a provision in the 2017 omnibus spending bill that directs Defense Secretary James Mattis to provide a briefing within three months on the potential impact of the dual-hat leadership of the U.S. Cyber Command and National Security Agency. read more...


Adm. Michael Rogers: Cyber Command Works to Boost Readiness
Adm. Michael Rogers: Cyber Command Works to Boost Readiness

U.S. Cyber Command Commander Adm. Michael Rogers told a Senate panel that the command continually increases its Cyber Mission Forces’ readiness to hold "targets that are at risk" amid the current pace of international cyber-related conflicts, DoD News reported Tuesday. read more...


NSA Reports 'Moderate Confidence' That North Korea is Behind WannaCry Attacks
NSA Reports 'Moderate Confidence' That North Korea is Behind WannaCry Attacks

The National Security Agency has said in its internal assessment of the WannaCry attacks that it has "moderate confidence" that the North Korean government, particularly its spy agency, is behind the development of the ransomware based on an analysis of tactics, techniques and targets, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. read more...


DoD IG: NSA Needs Improved Protocols Against Insider Threats
DoD IG: NSA Needs Improved Protocols Against Insider Threats

The inspector general of the Defense Department has released a report that states the National Security Agency is still vulnerable to insider threats due to a lack of strategy and implementation plan on protecting its classified information, FCW reported Monday. read more...


NSA May Soon Have First Independent Inspector General
NSA May Soon Have First Independent Inspector General

The National Security Agency may soon have its first inspector general independent from the agency itself after President Donald Trump submitted Robert Storch, currently deputy inspector general at the Justice Department, as his nominee for the NSA IG post, US News and World Report reported Tuesday. read more...


DoD Inspector General: NSA Lacks Detailed Strategy to Implement ‘Secure-the-Net’ Efforts
DoD Inspector General: NSA Lacks Detailed Strategy to Implement ‘Secure-the-Net’ Efforts

A redacted version of an August 2016 report by the Defense Department’s inspector general says the National Security Agency failed to develop a detailed plan for the implementation of its “secure-the-net initiatives” designed to safeguard classified data from insider threats, Nextgov reported Monday. read more...


NSA, Other Intell Agencies Seek Permanent Authority Over Section 702 Surveillance Program
NSA, Other Intell Agencies Seek Permanent Authority Over Section 702 Surveillance Program

Officials from the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies seek permanent authority over a surveillance program authorized by Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act that enables the collection of communications data on non-U.S. persons outside the country for foreign intelligence purposes. read more...


Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart Tapped for No. 2 Post at Cyber Command
Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart Tapped for No. 2 Post at Cyber Command

Defense Intelligence Agency Head Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart will serve as deputy commander at U.S. Cyber Command, the Defense Department announced. Cyber Command is set to split from the National Security Agency and reach full operational capability in 2010 as well as become a full unified combatant command outside of U.S. Strategic Command. read more...


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