U.S. Cyber Command

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.
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.
A replica of the Soviet Banner of Victory flies by a WWII memorial in the city of Kherson on May 20, 2022, amid the ongoing Russian military occupation of the region. (Photo by ANDREY BORODULIN/AFP via Getty Images)

Mixed results for Russia’s aggressive Ukraine information war, experts say

Russia want to control the internet in occupied Ukraine to feed the population disinformation — and to prevent Ukrainians from sharing video of Russian troops with Ukrainian…
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.