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Paul Nakasone

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies during the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on April 27, 2022. The new agreement reached between the White House, the State Department, and the Treasury Department gives State new authorities to monitor cyber ops. (Photo by Carolyn Kaster / POOL / AFP) (Photo by CAROLYN KASTER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

State to gain more ability to monitor DOD cyber ops under White House agreement

The White House has reached consensus between State and Defense on how to pare back NSPM-13's precedent-setting delegation of authority to the DOD.
Merrick Garland
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about a significant firearms trafficking enforcement action during a news conference at the Justice Department on April 1, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

US says it disrupted Russian botnet ‘before it could be weaponized’

The botnet was being assembled by Russia's foreign intelligence agency, the GRU, Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference.
Cyber Command Commander, National Security Agency Director and Central Security Service Chief General, Paul Nakasone. (Photo by Andrew Harnik / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Cyber Command boss acknowledges US military actions against ransomware groups

President Joe Biden is scheduled to hold a video call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to discuss cybersecurity and a range of other issues.
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Christopher Wray, threats, FBI ransomware reporting
FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies on Capitol Hill. Also pictured are National Security Agency Director General Paul Nakasone, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines and CIA Director William Burns. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Lawmakers press spy leaders on lagging efforts to block foreign hackers

Lawmakers aren't satisfied that public-private partnerships will seal up visibility gaps on hacking.
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