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Key Senate Armed Services member questions impact of proposed National Cyber Director on other agencies

August 5, 2020 |
Sara Friedman

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) asked leaders of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission whether a new National Cyber Director post would create a layer of bureaucracy hindering the direct channel the Defense Department and other sector-specific agencies have to the Oval Office, in a long-awaited hearing to air concerns over the commission’s recommendation.

Rounds, chairman of the Senate Armed Services cyber subcommittee, compared the potential role of the National Cyber Director to the current principal cyber advisor position at the Defense Department,...


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