Tags Alejandro Mayorkas

Tim Maurer takes front office DHS cybersecurity job advising Mayorkas

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Tim Maurer has focused on cybersecurity in the international and financial services spheres.

Senate confirms cybersecurity-focused Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS secretary

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

“The cybersecurity of our nation [will be] one of my highest priorities,” Mayorkas said in his confirmation hearing.

White House plans to select Rob Silvers, a Mayorkas ally, to lead DHS's cyber outfit

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It's the role formerly held by Chris Krebs, whom Donald Trump fired via tweet.

Biden's Cabinet picks face cyber questions from Congress as SolarWinds looms large

by Sean Lyngaas, Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

A day before his inauguration, Biden's picks for top Cabinet posts faced cyber questions in their confirmation hearings.

Biden’s DHS pick was a ‘quick study’ of cybersecurity issues as the department’s deputy

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

"He recognizes he’s not a cyber expert, but he goes to those who help him make informed decisions," said Greg Touhill, a former senior DHS official.

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