Ellen Nakashima

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The ACLU argued before a panel in New York that the bulk collection of phone records is unconstitutional.

  • Sep 2, 2014

Days, weeks or longer can pass between when a company learns of a cyber-crime and when its customers do.

  • Aug 28, 2014

The FBI is investigating cyberattacks against the computers of JPMorgan Chase and other U.S. banks.

  • Aug 27, 2014

Report concludes that official’s remarks about a disabled veteran were “wholly unprofessional.”

  • Aug 27, 2014

Sterling, Va., company and foreign-owned firm vie to run system routing most calls and texts in North America.

  • Aug 9, 2014

Officials say employees’ personal information likely taken as FBI launches investigation.

  • Aug 6, 2014

Federal ruling says that Microsoft must comply with a warrant demanding data held in Ireland.

  • Jul 31, 2014

A researcher has raised questions about whether ISS World allowed the attendance of people from countries engaging in human rights abuses.

  • Jul 31, 2014

At a hearing, senator says the arrest of four Americans could undermine talks on Iran’s nuclear program.

  • Jul 29, 2014

The most sophisticated surveillance technologies are not always available to law enforcement because they are classified, current and former officials say.

  • Jul 26, 2014
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Ellen Nakashima is a national security reporter for The Washington Post. She focuses on issues relating to intelligence, technology and civil liberties. She previously served as a Southeast Asia correspondent for the paper. She wrote about the presidential candidacy of Al Gore and co-authored a biography of Gore, and has also covered federal agencies, Virginia state politics and local affairs. She joined the Post in 1995.
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