It looks like the NSA may soon be in the hands of a Navy officer who specialized in code-making and breaking.
The White House will name Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers the new director of the National Security Agency, according to The New York Times, which cites unnamed senior officials with the Obama administration. (The Washington Post published a similar report earlier.) Rogers' appointment would be subject to Senate confirmation.
Rogers, presently the Navy's cybersecurity chief, would replace Army General Keith Alexander, who's retiring after eight years as the head of the NSA. Rogers would be stepping into … Read more