Friday, January 31, 2014

President Obama Names Navy Vice Admiral Rogers As NSA Director

Photo: Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, who currently serves as the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command commander and commander of the U.S. 10th Fleet, is President Barack Obama's nominee to become the next commander of U.S. Cyber Command, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a DOD news release issued Jan. 30, 2014. U.S. Navy photo

Vice-Admiral Michael Rogers To Take Command Of Embattled NSA -- The Guardian

Rogers is currently commander of navy Fleet Cyber Command
Richard Ledgett will become the NSA's new deputy director
New leaders to face ongoing fallout from Snowden disclosures

The embattled National Security Agency is about to get new leaders to deal with the ongoing fallout from whistleblower Edward Snowden’s surveillance disclosures.

Vice-admiral Michael Rogers, the commander of the US navy’s tenth fleet and its Fleet Cyber Command, will take over from NSA Director Keith Alexander, who reluctantly became a global figure in the wake of the Snowden revelations.

Richard Ledgett, the head of the agency’s investigation into Snowden – who publicly floated the prospect of an amnesty for the former contractor – will become the NSA’s new deputy director and top civilian leader.

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More News On President Obama Naming Navy Vice Admiral Rogers As The Next NSA Director

Rogers Tabbed as Next Cyber Command Chief -- US Department of Defense
N.S.A. Choice Is Navy Expert on Cyberwar -- New York Times
NSA Pick Michael Rogers Is Steeped in Intelligence -- Wall Street Journal
U.S. government names Navy man to head beleaguered NSA -- Reuters
Navy admiral is pick for next head of NSA -- NBC
Obama Plans to Name Navy Vice Admiral Rogers as NSA Chief -- Bloomberg
Obama to name Navy's cyberwarfare chief to run NSA -- UPI
Obama to name Navy Vice-Adm Michael Rogers to lead NSA -- BBC
US President Obama nominates new NSA chief -- Deutsche Welle
Obama Taps Admiral to Run NSA -- Voice of America
US government names new head of NSA and US Cyber Command -- The Register
Hagel: Navy admiral to be next NSA chief -- USA Today
Hagel says Navy admiral is Obama's choice to take reins of NSA -- FOX News
Obama Taps Navy Man to Lead NSA -- Time
Navy 3-star nominated to helm NSA/Cyber Command -- Army Times
Obama to Nominate Navy Admiral as NSA Director -- Defense One
Obama Picks Navy Admiral For NSA; Keeps CyberCom Ties -- Breaking Defense
Obama selects Navy cryptologist to head NSA -- Computerworld

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