June 1, 2020
Inside CISA: Analysis
CISA chief Krebs explains the 5G risk and response, to a wary group of senators
CISA Director Christopher Krebs' appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on 5G security underscored DHS' role in ensuring the secure rollout of next-generation wireless, as well as the department's centrality in confronting China at a pivotal moment in the history of cybersecurity policy.
Because of cost, Krebs told senators, “some countries just don't have an alternative” to Chinese-made 5G and other telecom equipment. “What we're talking about is a global supply-chain challenge. This is the new cybersecurity.”
Krebs – in...