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Review Suggest that NSA and Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Should Continue to Share Leader

A December 2020 report given to the Pentagon and intelligence community strongly favors the continuation of a “dual-hat” leader arrangement for both the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Cyber Command.  While the report did stop short of making an official recommendation, it found that retaining the “dual hat” came with advantages and benefits for both organizations, thus keeping it would be a net positive for national security, according to the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity (the findings are not public).