Keith Brian Alexander is a retired four-star general of the United States Army, who served as director of the National Security Agency, chief of the Central Security Service, and commander of the United States Cyber Command. He previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, United States Army from 2003 to 2005. He assumed the positions of Director of the National Security Agency and Chief of the Central Security Service on August 1, 2005, and the additional duties as Commander United States Cyber Command on May 21, 2010. Alexander announced his retirement on October 16, 2013. His retirement date was March 28, 2014. In May 2014, Alexander founded IronNet Cybersecurity, a private-sector cybersecurity firm based in Fulton, Maryland.
|Born:||December 02, 1951, Syracuse, New York, United States|
|Spouse(s):||Deborah Lynn Douglas|
|Education:||United States Military Academy, Boston University, Naval Postgraduate School, National Defense University|
|Preceded by:||Position established|
|Succeeded by:||Michael S. Rogers|
About Keith B Alexander
Decorated United States Army General of the Persian War and sixteenth director of the National Security Agency. He also headed both the United States Cyber Command and the Central Security Service.
Keith B Alexander Before Fame
After attending the United States Military Academy at West Point and while working for the National Security Agency's signals intelligence unit, he earned graduate degrees from Boston University, the National Defense University, and the Naval Postgraduate School.
Achievement of Keith B Alexander
In late 2013, he retired from his post at the National Security Agency and was replaced in early 2014 by fellow military officer Michael S. Rogers.
Keith B Alexander Family Life
He grew up in the Syracuse suburb of Onondaga Hill, New York. His marriage to his high school classmate Deborah Lynn Douglas resulted in four daughters.
Associations of Keith B Alexander
He graduated from West Point in the same class as fellow (future) United States Army Four-Star General David Petraeus.
Information related to Keith B. Alexander
- Directors of the National Security Agency
- Identity theft victims
- Boston University School of Management alumni
- Mass surveillance
- Naval Postgraduate School alumni
- Recipients of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal