Shannon Vavra is a national security reporter for The Daily Beast covering cybersecurity, hacking, and espionage.She previously worked at Axios and CyberScoop, where she covered the NSA, Cyber Command, and cyber-espionage. She received her bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in international relations. Send her tips at or You can also use our anonymous document submission system, SecureDrop. Click here to find out how.