With Army Gen. Keith Alexander at the helm, Cyber Command is now on its mission--unifying and protecting Defense Department's computer networks against cyberattack.
National Security Agency discloses in secret Capitol Hill briefing that thousands of analysts can listen to domestic phone calls. That authorization appears to extend to e-mail and text messages too.
Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
That's the word from National Security Agency director Gen. Keith Alexander, who also said that China was responsible for last year's RSA attacks.
Keith Alexander says to protect military networks government must focus on several key areas, including hunting for malware and working with stakeholders.
Deputy defense secretary tries to downplay concerns that the Defense Department and the National Security Agency's cyberspace plans are overly aggressive and may not protect civil liberties.
U.S. Cyber Command, which will operate the computer networks used by the Defense Department, is waiting on congressional approval of its new commander.
Shawn Henry, executive assistant director at the FBI, says that the current methods used to stop hacking are "unsustainable."
As the role of the US National Security Agency continues to be examined, the White House thinks about picking a civilian to replace outgoing Gen. Keith Alexander, reports The Hill.
Despite claims to the contrary, General Keith Alexander argues that the NSA is actually doing its part to protect US citizens.