May 10, 2021

Biden's new CISA director will confront a host of complex challenges

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist: Aaron Schaffer

The next leader of the nation's top cybersecurity agency will inherit a bevy of crises.

President Biden has nominated Jen Easterly, the head of Morgan Stanley’s global fusion center and a former U.S. government official, to be just the next director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. If confirmed by the Senate, she'll enter the relatively nascent agency as a series of high-profile breaches are testing the federal government in new ways.

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  • John Costello

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    John Costello is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. His research focuses on information and ...