Tag Archives: Michael Hayden

Report: Gen. Paul Nakasone Instructs NSA, Cybercom to Coordinate 2018 Midterm Election Cybersecurity Efforts

Gen. Paul Nakasone, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, has instructed both organizations to exchange information and coordinate efforts to deter foreign interference in November midterm elections, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Nakasone, a two-time Wash100 recipient, announced this directive to NSA staff as …

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Michael Hayden: NSA, Cybercom Should Split Leadership

Michael Hayden, a principal at advisory firm The Chertoff Group, has said the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command should split their shared leadership following Cybercom’s elevation to a full combatant command, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. The former NSA head added that the current leadership structure overburdens …

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Motherboard: NSA’s Iraq War Documents Detail Surveillance Expansion in Counterterrorism Efforts

Internal National Security Agency documents on the Iraq war have revealed that former NSA director Michael Hayden called for cooperation within the agency to support surveillance efforts as part of an “intelligence-driven” initiative against terrorism, Motherboard reported Tuesday. Jason Koebler writes a 2008 Freedom of Information Act request led to the publication of …

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Hayden, McChrystal Back Hagel’s Nomination

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Michael Hayden, a former CIA director and retired Air Force general, both expressed support for Chuck Hagel’s nomination as defense secretary during a Sunday TV interview. Both McChrystal and Hayden spoke to CNN’s “State of the Union” and addressed Hagel’s military experience, which …

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Executive Profile: Ret. AF Gen. Michael Hayden

Michael Hayden is a former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency and has also served as the country’s first principal deputy director of national intelligence. In his capacity at the DNI’s office, the retired four-star Air Force general was the highest-ranking military intelligence officer in the …

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Former Officials Ask Senate Leaders To Move On Cyber Bills

Five former top military and civilian officials have urged Senate leaders to bring cybersecurity legislation to the floor as soon as possible in a letter dated June 6 and posted on the Senate Homeland Security Committee’s website. Signees of the letter include: James Cartwright, retired vice chairman of the Joint …

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