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Chris DeRusha, who protected Biden campaign from hackers, says he is the Federal CISO
DeRusha is returning to familiar territory, having served as a White House cybersecurity adviser when Biden was vice president.
White House plans to select Rob Silvers, a Mayorkas ally, to lead DHS's cyber outfit
It's the role formerly held by Chris Krebs, whom Donald Trump fired via tweet.
FBI aims for stronger cyber strategy as US grapples with SolarWinds fallout
Other changes are afoot: Matt Gorham, the most senior cybersecurity official at the FBI, plans to retire on Feb. 5.
Energy official eyed for senior CISA position after White House throws agency into turmoil
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.
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
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.