Separating NSA and CYBERCOM? Be Careful When Reading the GAO Report
Robert Chesney Mon, Aug 7, 2017, 1:01 PM
The Government Accountability Office last week published a report that, among other things, weighs in on the pros and cons of the NSA/CYBERCOM “dual-hat” system (pursuant to which the director of the NSA/CSS and commander of CYBERCOM are the same person). The report deserves attention but also some criticism and context. Here’s a bit of all three.
1. What is the “dual-hat” issue?