United States
From Information Assurance to cybersecurity : The NSA reforms its defensive activities

Paul Nakasone, director of the NSA, finalized the reform of the Information Assurance Directorate.
Paul Nakasone, director of the NSA, finalized the reform of the Information Assurance Directorate. © Reuters
This summer the NSA discreetly eliminated the last traces of its defensive branch, the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD), completing a merger of its offensive and defensive activities that has been two years in the making. [...]
Published on 05.09.2018 at 10:30 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

Read this article here:

Further reading

United States
NSA emerges as US cybersecurity shield by default

The October launch of the NSA's new Cybersecurity Directorate has placed the security agency as the US's main line of protection against cyberthreats, a rung above the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This extension of its field of action to include civil society also means the NSA will be involved in the many politically-charged issues looming on the horizon - the security of the 2020 US presidential elections for one.

LogoSubscribers only Government Intelligence 09.10.2019

Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions!  

Once registered, you will be notified by a short message on your computer or mobile phone as soon as a new edition of our publication or an alert is published. Stay informed anytime, anywhere!