Michael Hayden

Hayden: Congress must act on crypto fight

by • 6 years ago

The former head of the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency is for a legislative answer to the deeply bitter fight being waged between Apple and the FBI over unlocking the contents of an iPhone used by a gunman in the San Bernardino shooting.

NSA leak probe ‘heavy handed,’ says Hayden

by • 6 years ago

A criminal investigation into leaks about alleged contract malpractice at the National Security Agency was “heavy handed” and unnecessary, according to retired Gen. Michael Hayden, the former NSA chief behind many of the decisions the whistleblowers were trying to expose, in a new memoir

Impact of OPM breach could last more than 40 years

by • 7 years ago

Intelligence and security experts say recovering from the massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management won't happen until most retire.