This should be fun. A bunch of whistleblowers that were hounded, surveilled and prosecuted/persecuted by the US government are banding together to sue all the big names in domestic surveillance. Thomas Drake, Diane Roark, Ed Loomis, J. Kirk Wiebe and William Binney have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the NSA, FBI, DOJ, Michael Hayden, […]

Read more

Well, here’s one we did not see coming at all. Both former Homeland Security boss Michael Chertoff and former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden have said that they actually disagree with current FBI director Jim Comey about his continued demands to backdoor encryption. Given everything we’ve seen in the past from both Chertoff and […]

Read more

We’ve been fighting terrorists for a while now, and yet the threat not only remains but is intensifying. Are there new approaches and tools we should try? Michael Hayden, Principal, The Chertoff Group; Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency; Former Director, National Security Agency Matt Olsen, President and Co-Founder, IronNet Cybersecurity; Former Director, National Counterterrorism Center […]

Read more

Posters of CIA director Michael Hayden and former NSA director Keith Alexander in Berlin (all photos courtesy Paolo Cirio) Ever since Edward Snowden leaked top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) documents that revealed the extent of the US government’s surveillance program, the response from the art world has been vast and varied. In the past year alone a […]

Read more

We’ve written enough about former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden that you should already know to take what he says with a large grain of salt. He will say basically anything to further his argument, no matter how false or disingenuous. He doesn’t appear to care. He’s admitted that September 11th gave him permission […]

Read more

Given all the fuss over the ridiculous article this past weekend — which has since been confirmed as government stenography rather than actual reporting — security maven Bruce Schneier has written up an article making a key point. It’s quite likely that the underlying point in the article — that Russian and Chinese intelligence agencies […]

Read more

At the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Conference, former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden described how millions of personnel records stolen by suspected Chinese hackers could help China recruit spies. Photo: Paul Morse Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnet… More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit […]

Read more

At the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Conference, former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden said the impact of Edward Snowden’s leaks on data-collection efforts was minimal. Photo: Paul Morse Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnet… More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/home-page Follow WSJ […]

Read more

Former NSA and CIA chief on ‘Fox News Sunday’. Gen. Michael Hayden makes case for NSA terror tools Author: | Duration: 10:5 | Rating: 2.50

Read more

Former CIA & NSA director Michael Hayden tells WSJ’s John Bussey why he thinks Congress should have a say in approving a finalized Iran nuclear agreement. Photo: Associated Press Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnetwork More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/home-page Follow WSJ […]

Read more

During remarks at today’s 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference, former NSA chief Gen. Michael Hayden had the audacity to claim he is a “libertarian,” prompting boos and jeers from the audience… Read More At: ‘No You’re Not!’ Former NSA Chief Heckled for Calling Himself a ‘Libertarian’ at CPAC Clip from the Friday, February 27th 2015 […]

Read more

Michael Hayden, the former CIA and NSA director, has revealed what most people already suspected — to him, the Constitution is a document that he can rewrite based on his personal beliefs at any particular time, as noted by Conor Friedersdorf at the Atlantic. Specifically, he admits that after September 11th, 2001, he was able […]

Read more