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A Very Important Patch Tuesday
Neal Ziring, NSA Cybersecurity Directorate Technical Director, official photo
Jan. 14, 2020 - On 14 January 2020, Microsoft released a patch for a Windows 10 vulnerability discovered by NSA (CVE-2020-0601).

Making a Difference Fuels Retention in Space, Cyber Commands
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, third from left, hosts a Pentagon news conference on the emerging warfighting domains of space and cyber, Dec. 9, 2019. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman, U.S. Space Command senior enlisted leader; Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, U.S. Cyber Command senior enlisted leader; and Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Patrick F. McMahon, U.S. Strategic Command senior enlisted leader; joined Troxell to speak as part of the annual Defense Senior Enlisted Leader Council.
Dec. 10, 2019 - More than anything, making a difference and staying on mission are the keys to retention in U.S. Space Command and U.S. Cyber Command, the senior enlisted leaders for those two organizations said.

Erik Gartzke's new article on "Blood and Robots: How Remotely Piloted Vehicles and Related Technologies Affect the Politics of Violence"
Nov. 20, 2019 - New technologies such as Remotely Piloted Vehicles (RPVs) make it possible to remove human beings

NSA Inspires the Girl Scouts on Their Way to the Moon
Sarah Eddy, former Girl Scout and current Deputy Chief of Critical Networks Defense speaking on “Cybersecurity, Resiliency, and You,” Sarah shared highlights of her journey that taught her resilience, confidence, and as she calls it, “grit.”
Nov. 14, 2019 - On 19 October, more than 250 Girl Scouts gathered in Hunt Valley, Md. to put their leadership and cybersecurity skills to the test at the inaugural Girl Scouts Cyber Challenge. Their quest was clear: The world’s first moon colony had been hacked, and now they must form an incident response team to determine who hacked their systems and how to stop them. 

We're Not Bots - People Solving Hard Problems
Photo of Keppel Wood, NSA's Chief Operations Officer of the Cybersecurity Collaboration Center
Nov. 7, 2019 - Keppel Wood recently joined the new Cybersecurity Directorate as the Chief Operations Officer of the Cybersecurity Collaboration Center- 3C for short. “Your network is only as secure as its last patch or latest update, at speed,” says Keppel, who considers herself a computer nerd at heart.

Joint Statement from DOJ, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on Ensuring Security of 2020 Elections
Nov. 5, 2019 - Joint Statement from DOJ, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on Ensuring Security of 2020 Elections

We’re Not Bots – We’re Ohana
G Galloway (known as “G”) Director of Cybersecurity at NSA Hawai’i
Oct. 25, 2019 - What’s unique about National Security Agency Hawai’i is not only the palm trees and never-ending sunshine, it’s the fact that they’re collocated with their primary customer, the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. In short, they’re one big Ohana. That’s Hawaiian for family, which is what keeps G Galloway (known as “G”) excited to come to work every day.

NSA Names New Deputy National Manager
Photo of Anne Neuberger
Oct. 3, 2019 - Press release about the National Security Agency (NSA) designating Anne Neuberger, currently NSA's Director of Cybersecurity, as the new Deputy National Manager (DNM). NSA's role in U.S. cybersecurity includes serving as the Office of the National Manager (ONM) for National Security Systems (NSS). NSS is defined as systems that handle classified information or are otherwise critical to military or intelligence activities.