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Profile: Gen. Keith Alexander, NSA and Cybercom Lead

Army Gen. Keith Alexander serves as director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, having led NSA since August 2005 and Cybercom since May 2010. At NSA, the 38-year Army veteran leads that agency’s national foreign intelligence, combat support and U.S. national security information system activities. …

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General Keith Alexander Speaks on Cybersecurity Landscape

Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the current director of NSA and head of CYBERCOM, discussed the current cyber environment at an event hosted by The Center for Strategic and International Studies today in Washington, D.C. Many email users who are sending spam are not where one would think. Alexander noted that …

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Alexander Confirmed to Lead Cyber Command

Army Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the director of the National Security Agency, is receiving praise from defense officials for his recent promotion. Senate confirmed Alexander on May 7, 2010 to lead the new U.S. Cyber Command. Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said: “We are pleased that the Senate has moved …

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Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander

Keith B. Alexander is the Lieutenant General of the U.S Army, as well as the Director of the National Security Agency, Chief of the Central Security Service, and the Commander of Joint Functional Component Command – Network Warfare. Alexander was born in Syracuse, New York and is a graduate of …

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NSA, Cybercom Lead Pushes for New Cyber Law

The National Security Agency’s director advocated for public-private sector partnerships to identify and combat cyber threats at a Tuesday congressional hearing, American Forces Press Service reports. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, also head of Cyber Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Defense Department servers receive an average of six …

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GEOINT Speakers Announced and Other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community.   GEOINT Speakers Announced The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation recently announced the first keynote speakers for its eighth annual GEOINT Symposium to be held in October in San Antonio. …

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ExecutiveGov’s Need-to-Reads

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. Wrap-up of Gen. Alexander’s Cybercom Hearings Cyber news and analysis website (and ExecutiveGov sister site) The New New Internet has an interesting wrap-up of NSA Director and U.S. Cyber Command …

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The Top Cybersecurity Stories in 2010

InformationWeek’s roster of the Top 10 Security Stories of 2010 reads like a Who’s Who – or, rather a What’s What – list of the biggest stories in all things cybersecurity. All the old favorites and even some 2010 upstarts were represented, from continuing debates about the federal government’s cybersecurity …

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Gates Wants ‘Better Protections for both .Gov and .Com’

Speaking at a meeting of The Wall Street Journal CEO Council, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said the recent partnership between the Department of Homeland Security, a civilian agency, and the Defense Department’s National Security Agency would lead to better Internet security. Gates said his hope is that the partnership, …

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