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Gen. Paul Nakasone: NSA Cyber Directorate Sets Sights on Defense Industrial Base Security

Gen. Paul Nakasone, director of the National Security Agency and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, said one of the first tasks of the new cybersecurity directorate at NSA is to help ensure the security of the defense industrial base and weapons systems amid the increasing threats facing critical infrastructure, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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NSA Creates Cybersecurity Directorate for Nat’l Security Efforts

The National Security Agency has established a cybersecurity directorate to consolidate the agency's cyber defense and foreign intelligence operations. NSA said Monday that the new directorate will handle information sharing and other collaborative efforts between the agency and its partner entities in an effort to streamline activities such as risk assessments and threat intelligence.

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NSA Launches 2019 Cyber Competition for Students

The National Security Agency invites undergraduate and graduate students to join this year's edition of an annual cybersecurity competition. The 2019 Codebreaker Challenge would allow participants to showcase software reverse-engineering, blockchain analysis and other cyber skills in scenarios that resemble real-world cyber terrorism, NSA said Friday.

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CISA Mulls Cybersecurity Partnership With NSA; Christopher Krebs Quoted

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Christopher Krebs wants to expand his collaboration with Anne Neuberger, head of the National Security Agency's cybersecurity directorate to defend U.S. critical infrastructure from potential attacks, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.

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Paul Nakasone: NSA References 2018 for 2020 Election Security

Gen. Paul Nakasone, director of the National Security Agency and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, talked about lessons learned from the 2018 midterm elections and highlighted efforts to prevent foreign interference, Cyberscoop reported Friday. U.S. Cyber Command and NSA worked with the FBI to prevent Russia from repeating the disruption of the 2016 elections in 2018.

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