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Aug. 2, 2018

National Security Agency, Cybercom Defend Against Election Meddling

Preventing foreign interference in U.S. elections is a "vital mission for us and our nation," Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, said at a White House news conference on election security.

June 8, 2018

Cybercom, NSA Senior Enlisted Leader Discusses Technology, Challenges

Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott H. Stalker is a trailblazer as the senior enlisted leader of U.S. Cyber Command, the nation’s first new combatant command since 2007.

June 7, 2018

Cyber Command Steps Up Recruiting Efforts With Special Hiring Authority

On-the-spot job offers, using nontraditional recruitment sources and direct hiring are some of the latest options available to U.S. Cyber Command hiring managers under the new Cyber Excepted Service program.

April 11, 2018

U.S. Faces Evolving, Emboldened Adversaries in Cyberspace, Officials Warn

As threats in cyberspace constantly evolve, the United States is facing adversaries that are increasingly sophisticated, capable and emboldened in that domain, top defense officials told lawmakers.

Aug. 18, 2017

DoD Initiates Process to Elevate U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command

At the direction of the president, the Defense Department has initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command to strengthen cyberspace operations and create more opportunities to improve the nation’s defense.

July 22, 2017

Pace of Change Complicates Signals Intelligence World, NSA Chief Says

The National Security Agency has never seen the field of signals intelligence change as rapidly as it is right now, the agency's director said at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado.

July 5, 2017

Allies, Partners Observe Cyber Guard Exercise

More than 40 participants from 22 different countries, including several NATO allies, were invited to observe the complex, advanced training environment of Cyber Guard 2017, a weeklong exercise co-led by U.S. Cyber Command, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.

July 5, 2017

Teams Defend Against Simulated Attacks in Cyber Guard Exercise

A weeklong exercise tested U.S. Cyber Command's Cyber Mission Force personnel and partners from federal and state organizations tasked with defending critical infrastructure.

Oct. 25, 2016

Motivation, Talent Remain Strongest Elements of Network Defense, Says Cyber Official

Speaking at CyberMaryland 2016, Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the triple-hatted leader of U.S. Cyber Command, the National Security Agency and the Central Security Service, championed talent and motivation as network defense game-changers.

Oct. 24, 2016

All Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability

All 133 of U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force teams have reached a threshold level of initial operating capacity and can execute their fundamental mission, Cybercom officials announced.

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