Michael Rogers

  • Navy names new deputy to Fleet Cyber Command

    Rear Adm. Diane Webber is the new deputy commander of the Fleet Cyber Command and the Tenth Fleet at Fort Meade, Md., according to a recent Defense Department release. Webber is currently the director of communications and networks at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. The Commander of Fleet Cyber Command is Vice Adm. Michael Rogers.

  • Military branches refine cyber roles

    Two years after U.S. Cyber Command became operational, the military services that provide its cyber forces are beginning to more tightly define their respective responsibilities in the joint cyber environment. Gen. Keith Alexander issued a memo recently giving each of the services a lead cyber role for specific geographic areas of the world.

  • DoD building cyber workforce of the future

    Military’s cyber leaders say job satisfaction has so far trumped salary concerns when it comes to building and retaining a workforce of elite cyber warriors. Building the capacity of that training pipeline is the next challenge.

  • U.S. Cyber Command wants DISA to take greater role in DoD cyber defense

    Under a construct that’s still under discussion, the Defense Information Systems Agency would take charge of some portion of DoD’s cyber defenses under a new Joint Force Headquarters.

  • Cyber Command chief frustrated by lack of industry participation

    The head of U.S. Cyber Command says he wants to create an effective early warning system for cyberspace. But to do it effectively, he says he needs more voluntary sharing of cyber threat information between the federal government and commercial companies.

  • ODNI responds to cyber hacks with new counterintelligence campaign

    Responding to cyber penetrations into federal IT systems at the Office of Personnel Management and elsewhere, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said Wednesday that it was launching a “comprehensive” and governmentwide counterintelligence campaign.

  • NSA preps for first major reorganization in two decades

    National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers told lawmakers that NSA needs to be restructured to deal with an ever-changing threat landscape.

  • Lawmakers want DoD cyber policy to deter attacks, retaliate

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) and other members are pushing Defense officials for a definitive policy on cyber attacks.

  • Adm. Rogers offers sneak peek on NSA reorganization

    The National Security Agency is preparing for an organizational change that will prepare future leaders for global threats.

  • U.S. Cyber Command poised for a promotion in DoD’s organizational chart

    Leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee intend to push legislation promoting U.S. Cyber Command to a full combatant command. CYBERCOM’s current commander agrees it’s time to do so.