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Energy official eyed for senior CISA position after White House throws agency into turmoil

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The Trump administration in October signaled its intent to appoint Sean Plankey to CISA.

DHS’s cyber agency is led by career official Brandon Wales. For now.

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

CISA officials left in the wake of White House’s scorched-earth retaliation are still carrying out their work on election security.

Trump fires CISA chief Chris Krebs, who guarded the 2020 election from interference and domestic misinformation

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

As head of DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Krebs has repeatedly debunked baseless claims from Trump and his allies of widespread electoral fraud while generally avoiding mentioning the president by name.

Twitter hires influential hacker Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko as security boss

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The news comes after Twitter said in September it had hired Rinki Sethi as chief information security officer.

Lawmakers back CISA chief Krebs after report that he expects to be fired

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

“Now is the time for many of my Republican colleagues to speak out,” Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., told CyberScoop.

Senior DHS cybersecurity official Bryan Ware to step down

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Ware said he's looking to start a technology company.

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