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Inside CISA: Analysis

Natarajan, former Obama NSC official, picked for CISA deputy director; expected nomination of cyber agency head pending

By Charlie Mitchell / February 16, 2021

Nitin Natarajan has been selected by the Biden White House to serve as deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, while observers say the expected nomination of former DHS official Rob Silvers to lead CISA remains on track.

The Natarajan pick was first reported by Politico and confirmed today by a CISA spokesman.

“I had the pleasure of working with Nitin on the NSC. He is smart, knowledgeable and a great colleague. I look forward to working with...


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