Former NSA Officials Round Out White House Cybersecurity Leadership Roster
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The White House announced its intent to appoint two former NSA officials to high-ranking cybersecurity positions, with NSA deputy director Chris Inglis named to fulfill the first national cyber director position at the White House and Jen Easterly, a former NSA intelligence officer who helped stand up U.S. Cyber Command more than a decade ago, tapped to head the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
Deputy National Security Adviser for Cyber and Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger is also a former NSA official. Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), who co-authored the law that created the cyber position and co-directs the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, praised the selection of Inglis, who …
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