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Hayden Urges Congress to Let NSA Monitor Public Networks for Threats

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October 4, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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Former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden revived a controversial meme on Tuesday when he urged Congress to allow his former agency to monitor public networks in order to defend against malicious activity coming from nation states and others.

“We’ve got capability on the sidelines wanting policy guidance,” he told the House Intelligence Committee, referring to the NSA. “And when we can enrich that guidance and get them in the field, the better — the safer — we are.”

via Wired, continued here.