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Reports: Silvers in line for CISA post, Easterly to be nominated for new National Cyber Director position

By Charlie Mitchell / January 22, 2021

President Biden is poised to nominate Rob Silvers to lead the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and Jen Easterly to become the first National Cyber Director, according to news reports, choosing two national security policy veterans with roots in the Obama-Biden administration.

“If these two were chosen they would be the exact type of proven cyber security professionals and leaders that the federal government needs in these critical assignments,” said Mark Montgomery, a senior advisor to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission...

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