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Christopher Krebs, Ajit Pai Ask Governors to Support Communications Industry During Pandemic

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai have asked governors through a joint letter to provide the communications industry and its workers access to resources as they work to continue to keep citizens connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Christopher Krebs: CISA Plans to Cease Use of Social Security Numbers as Identification

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said CISA plans to put an end to using Social Security numbers as identification to help address security concerns facing citizens, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration, Data Sharing in Election Security

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has helped improve collaboration between DHS and the National Security Agency, CyberScoop reported Monday.

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DHS’ Christopher Krebs on Iran’s Potential Cyber Retaliation

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said in a podcast Thursday that an immediate attack from Iran’s cyber threat actors would have occurred by now in retaliation for the death of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani as a result of a drone strike, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.

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Christopher Krebs: Gov’t, Industry Should Be More Realistic in Presenting Cyber Risks

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, said government and industry cyber professionals seeking to encourage more people to participate in efforts to counter digital threats should present such threats in a more realistic way, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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CISA Mulls Cybersecurity Partnership With NSA; Christopher Krebs Quoted

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Christopher Krebs wants to expand his collaboration with Anne Neuberger, head of the National Security Agency's cybersecurity directorate to defend U.S. critical infrastructure from potential attacks, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.

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Christopher Krebs: CISA Eyes Consolidation of Civilian Agencies’ Cyber Efforts

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said CISA is collaborating with the Office of Management and Budget and Congress to explore approaches to consolidate civilian agencies’ cybersecurity initiatives, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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Christopher Krebs: US Must Leverage Offensive Capabilities to Address Adversary Actions

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said during an interview with CBS that the U.S. needs to deploy a “range of tools” to address active adversarial threats. Krebs, also a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, noted that the government needs to take action through legal sanctions as well as overt and covert offensive capabilities to respond to adversaries such as nation states, proxy groups or criminal entities, CBS reported Wednesday

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