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Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone: US military ready to deter peer adversaries in cyberspace

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, the White House’s nominee to lead the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command, has said the U.S. military is prepared to launch cyber attacks on peer adversaries’ critical infrastructure through network intrusions during a future conflict, the Washington Free Beacon reported Tuesday. “We face a challenging and volatile threat environment, and …

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Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone Nominated to Lead NSA, Cybercom

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of the Army Cyber Command, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as head of the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command, Politico reported Tuesday. Rob Joyce, White House cybersecurity coordinator and Trump’s cyber adviser, announced Nakasone’s nomination in a Twitter …

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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton Starts DISA, JFHQ-DODIN Leadership Roles

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Nancy Norton has assumed her new roles as director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network. She succeeds U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, who retired from military after a 38-year career, DISA said Thursday. Norton, a 2018 Wash100 …

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Cybercom Declares Network Defense Headquarters Fully Operational

A U.S. Cyber Command component has reached full operational capability status after three years of establishing capacity and capability to operate, defend and secure the Department of Defense Information Network. The Joint Force Headquarters DoDIN oversees the security and management of nearly 15,000 networks that support three million users across all warfighting segments,  Cybercom said Wednesday. “A …

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Cybercom Holds Inaugural Industry Day to Discuss Acquisition Priorities

The U.S. Cyber Command held its first industry day on Oct. 27 at a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency facility in Virginia to discuss with private sector stakeholders Cybercom’s acquisition priorities, the Defense Department reported Wednesday. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, Cybercom chief, said in a video message that the command and industry should work …

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