Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra covers the NSA, Cyber Command, espionage, and cyber-operations for CyberScoop. She previously worked at Axios as a news reporter, covering breaking political news, foreign policy, and cybersecurity. She has appeared on live national television and radio to discuss her reporting, including on MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CBS, Al Jazeera, NPR, WTOP, as well as on podcasts including Motherboard’s CYBER and The CyberWire’s Caveat. Shannon hails from Chicago and received her bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.


FBI employee indicted for stealing classified info on FBI cybersecurity work

by • 1 year ago

The documents also revealed information on al Qaeda and counterintelligence work.


House green lights new State Department cyber bureau

by • 1 year ago

The Cyber Diplomacy Act is back in action.


The NSA has a new interim cybersecurity director

by • 1 year ago

The interim NSA Cybersecurity Director previously served as Cyber Command's executive director.


Rob Joyce named new NSA cybersecurity director

by • 1 year ago

He'll be the second-ever director.


US military researchers may have found a more productive vulnerability discovery process

by • 2 years ago

Automation is the key to running more efficient vulnerability discovery research, U.S. military researchers say in new research.