Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command General Paul Nakasone arrives at the U.S. Capitol on June 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. Nakasone has advocated for the White House not to change DOD’s cyber operations’ authorities. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Biden set to approve expansive authorities for Pentagon to carry out cyber operations

The State Department fought hard to win back the cyber authorities that it lost under the Trump administration but did not prevail.
Ambassador at Large for Cyberspace and Digital Policy Nate Fick, right, spoke at the Stanford Law School in Stanford, Calif., with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, and Jennifer S. Martínez, dean of law school, on Oct. 17. (Photo by Ronny Przysucha/State Department)

From ‘Generation Kill’ to driving digital diplomacy: Nate Fick digs into role as first U.S. cyber ambassador

Fick says the State Department 'has a rightful place to assert leadership' when it comes to setting American cyber policy.
Microsoft President Brad Smith speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, February 23, 2021. The hearing focused on the 2020 SolarWinds cyberattack that resulted in a series of data breaches within several agencies and departments in the US federal government. (Photo by DEMETRIUS FREEMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Cybersecurity experts question Microsoft’s Ukraine report

Critics said claims of a combined cyber and battlefield attack against a Ukrainian nuclear power plant are particularly irresponsible.
U.S. President Joe Biden (L) speaks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during the start of a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN WALSH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine

The references the NATO declaration makes to cybersecurity depart from the past and reflect the increasing importance of cyberdefense to overall security, experts said.
The seals of the U.S. Cyber Command, the National Secrity Agency and the Central Security Service greet employees and visitors at the campus the three organizations share March 13, 2015 in Fort Meade, Maryland. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cyber Command urges private sector to share intelligence, aid defensive digital operations

Cyber Command Executive Director Dave Frederick emphasized that Cyber Command relies on the private sector for intelligence and said he hopes more companies will report cyber incidents.