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Christopher Krebs: Trump Administration Seeks Public-Private Collaboration for National Risk Mgmt Initiative

Christopher Krebs, undersecretary for the Department of Homeland Security’s national protection and programs directorate, has said the Trump administration plans to launch an initiative to encourage public-private partnerships to address cyber threats and secure critical infrastructure, Nextgov reported Friday. He told audience at a Washington Post-hosted cyber forum Friday the planned …

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DHS Cyber Chief Chris Krebs and New NSA Cybersecurity Director Anne Neuberger Join Israel and UK Cyber Leaders for 10th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit

Christopher Krebs, the first director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, will discuss the U.S./U.K. special cyber relationship with Ciaran Martin, CEO of the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

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CISA Director Chris Krebs: 2020 Elections Need Paper Ballots

Chris Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, spoke about the importance of backup paper ballots for the upcoming 2020 elections, CNN reported Friday. The paper ballot backups are necessary to perform audits that information technology is not capable of, he said during the DEFCON cyber conference that took place from Aug. 8 to 11. 

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DHS Aims to Address Supply Chain Risks in Federal Acquisition via New Task Force; Chris Krebs Quoted

The Department of Homeland Security’s national risk management center will create a new information and communications technology task force to help address risks to the supply chain, Federal News Network reported Monday. ​The report said the task force is expected to work on efforts to reduce such risks in the federal acquisition process in 2019.

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CISA Director Touts Efforts to Combat Election Disinformation Campaigns

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has assured that CISA has increased its information sharing efforts with state officials in anticipation of disinformation campaigns threatening the U.S. presidential election. “We remain confident that no foreign cyber actor can change your vote,” said Krebs, a two-time Wash100 Award recipient

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USMC Vet Billy Bob Brown Named Asst Director at CISA

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Billy Bob Brown Jr., a 20-year U.S. Marine Corps veteran, has been appointed assistant director for emergency communications at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). CISA Director and two-time Wash100 Award recipient Christopher Krebs said Brown's expertise will potentially allow stakeholders to secure access to CISA services moving forward. 

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