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Forced to share presidential cyber adviser role, Nakasone balances defensive and offensive

Paul Nakasone, head of the US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) and the NSA.
Paul Nakasone, head of the US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) and the NSA. © Al Drago/Pool via Reuters
Paul Nakasone was sole cyber chief in the White House for a long time thanks to his dual position as head of both the NSA and USCYBERCOM. But the rise of the CISA and the Office of the National Cyber Director, headed by John Chris Inglis, has changed things. [...]
Published on 18.02.2022 at 07:00 GMT Reading time 4 minutes

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