Monday, June 30, 2014

New NSA Chief Says Snowden NSA Leaks Are Manageable

NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers listens at a Reuters CyberSecurity Summit in Washington, May 12, 2014. Reuters

New N.S.A. Chief Calls Damage From Snowden Leaks Manageable -- New York Times

FORT MEADE, Md. — The newly installed director of the National Security Agency says that while he has seen some terrorist groups alter their communications to avoid surveillance techniques revealed by Edward J. Snowden, the damage done over all by a year of revelations does not lead him to the conclusion that “the sky is falling.”

In an hourlong interview Friday in his office here at the heart of the country’s electronic eavesdropping and cyberoperations, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, who has now run the beleaguered spy agency and the military’s Cyber Command for just short of three months, described the series of steps he was taking to ensure that no one could download the trove of data that Mr. Snowden gathered — more than a million documents.

But he cautioned that there was no perfect protection against a dedicated insider with access to the agency’s networks.

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More News On Remarks From The New NSA Chief Saying That The NSA Leaks Are Manageable

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NSA Chief: The Sky Is Not Falling Over The Snowden Leaks -- Business Insider

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