NSA’s New Directorate Expected to Strengthen Offensive Capabilities

The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland

NSA Director General Paul Nakasone announced last week that he is creating a new cybersecurity directorate that will focus on – among other things – aligning the agency’s resources on both offense and defensive cyber operations.

“What I’m trying to get to in a space like cybersecurity is speed, agility and unity of effort,” said Nakasone in a statement.

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