U.S. defense officials have said that a cyber operation aimed at deterring Russian interference in American elections is underway. U.S. Cyber Command is going after individual Russian operatives, notifying them that they have been identified and are being monitored, the New York Times reported Tuesday.Read More »
Report: Chris Inglis Emerges as Pentagon Chief’s Pick to Lead NSA Should Split From Cybercom Advance
Chris Inglis, former deputy National Security Agency director, has turned up to be the top candidate to lead NSA should Defense Secretary James Mattis decide to split the agency from U.S. Cyber Command, The Washington Post reported Friday. Some sources told the publication the Pentagon chief was close to deciding on a plan to separate the dual-hat arrangement but decided to reconsider after Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of NSA and Cybercom, expressed concerns to Mattis about Cybercom’s capacity to operate on its own should the split push through.Read More »
Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, has said the U.S. is currently in competition with adversarial nation states carrying out "strategic campaigns" in cyberspace, including the theft of intellectual property and personal information as well as attempted electoral disruption.
A 2017 and 2018 Wash100 awardee, Nakasone commented, “Advantage goes to the side that innovates fastest,” adding that, to remain at the forefront of technological advances, USCYBERCOM must continuously collaborate with its partners, MeriTalk reported Friday. Nakasone spoke at the recent Billington Cybersecurity Summit.
Gen. Paul Nakasone, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, said he has formed a special task force that would evaluate threats of Russian attacks in cyberspace, Bloomberg reported Monday. Nakasone, a two-time Wash100 recipient, confirmed the formation of “a Russia Small Group” late …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy Among Leaders Named to Lead Service Cyber Commands
Several military leaders have been named to lead cyber commands at U.S. service branches, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, formerly chief of staff of the U.S. Cyber Command, succeeded Gen. Paul Nakasone as head of the Army Cyber Command and commander of Joint Task Force-Ares on June …Read More »
U.S. Army Gen. Paul Nakasone has succeeded U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Rogers as commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency. Nakasone, a 2018 Wash100 recipient, previously commanded the Army Cyber Command and led Cybercom’s Joint Task Force-ARES in efforts to counter cyber activities of the Islamic State militant group, …Read More »
Paul Nakasone, formerly commander of the Army Cyber Command, on Friday will officially become head of the U.S. Cyber Command during a change-of-command ceremony that will mark the transition of Cybercom into a combatant command, DoD News reported Thursday. Nakasone will succeed the retiring Navy Adm. Michael Rogers and accept his fourth …Read More »
Paul Nakasone, formerly commander of the Army Cyber Command, has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. Cyber Command. Nakasone’s military rank will also change from lieutenant general to general, NSA said Tuesday. The Hill reported that he will …Read More »
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 …Read More »