Nominee to head NSA, Cyber Command: ‘Attacks must come with a consequence’

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, the nominee to be the next commander of Cyber Command and director of the NSA, told the Senate Armed Services Committee 1 March in prepared remarks that the U.S. must be prepared to “impose costs” on any power that launches cyberattacks. The U.S. has bolstered its ability to integrate cyber into [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.