National Security Council
Iranga Kahangama serves as the Federal Bureau of Investigation Cyber Division liaison to the National Security Council, where he is Director for Cyber Incident Response. In this role, he coordinates the federal government’s response across agencies in response to significant cyber incidents. His portfolio also includes an array of domestic cyber policy priorities as outlined in the National Cyber Strategy.
Prior to his current role, he served as a policy advisor on an array of cyber, internet, and technology policy issues for the FBI. This included leading the FBI’s program on internet governance, where he was part of the US delegation to various internet governance forums including the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). He joined the FBI after earning his Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He grew up in the DC metro area and continues to be an avid DC sports fan.