Lawmakers push back on Pentagon plan to split CYBERCOM/NSA

By Justin Doubleday / December 21, 2020 at 11:02 AM
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pushing back on a plan from the Pentagon to cleave the shared leadership between U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency amid the waning days of the Trump administration and a massive federal cybersecurity breach. In a Dec. 18 letter to acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller , House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) wrote he is "profoundly concerned" about reports that the Defense Department is preparing to end the...

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