NSA stakes another claim to cybersecurity leadership

The recent appearance of an article about NSA in the Wall Street Journal could indicate that the spy agency is jockeying for position with DHS, writes blogger Brian Robinson.

Cyber war fever — Catch it!

Whether or not the threat is overhyped, Washington is worried about the prospect of cyber warfare, and it is an issue that needs to be addressed at the highest levels of government.

New DOD cyber commander seeks better situational awareness

Army Gen. Keith Alexander says the Defense Department needs a common, real-time, understanding of what's happening across its many computer networks.

It's official: DOD Cyber Command activated

Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the Defense Department's new Cyber Command, formally received his fourth star on May 21.

Senate confirms NSA chief as head of Pentagon's new Cyber Command

The Senate has confirmed National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander as head the Defense Department's new Cyber Command.

Pick to lead DOD's Cyber Command to face senators April 15

Army Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, is scheduled to have his confirmation hearing to lead the Defense Department's planned Cyber Command.

ManTech names its main man for NSA

ManTech International Corp. has named H. Christopher Goodrich vice president for National Security Agency programs in its Mission, Cyber and Technology Solutions group.

Former key NSA official relocates to Silicon Valley

Prescott Winter, formerly chief information officer and chief technology officer at the National Security Agency, has joined ArcSight Inc., a Silicon Valley developer of security and compliance management tools for government and private industry.

Government to build $1.5B cybersecurity data center

Officials plan to build a $1.5 billion data center to bolster the cybersecurity capabilities of intelligence agencies, the Defense Department, and the Homeland Security Department.

Battlefield networks roll with the punches

New technologies make wireless networks more powerful and flexible.

Cyberattacks could have been mitigated

Agency responses to cyberattacks on U.S. government sites demonstrates a need for better coordination between agency security officials and the companies that provide Internet services, experts say.

The race for technology reform

In his first 100 days in office, President Barack Obama brought a fresh approach to new technologies and an ambitious IT reform agenda. However, a lack of specific details has frustrated the contracting community.

Chertoff security firm hires Hayden, three others

Michael Hayden, a former CIA director, and three former DHS officials join The Chertoff Group security advisory firm.

Spy agencies to open communications to entire intelligence community

U.S. intelligence agencies are taking concrete steps to make their sensitive data available to analysts throughout community.