Checkpoint Washington: National Security Agency

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 05/04/2012

NSA’s Gen. Alexander: Companies should be required to fortify networks against cyberattack

The head of the nation’s cyberwarfare command is urging adoption of legislation to require companies providing critical services to fortify their networks.

By Ellen Nakashima  |  01:40 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Prosecution of ex-NSA official Thomas Drake was ‘ill-considered,’ former agency spokesman says

A former Justice Department spokesman has acknowledged that the prosecution of former National Security Agency official Thomas Drake was “ill-considered.”

By Ellen Nakashima  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)