7 things to know about Biden’s cybersecurity team

Becker's Hospital Review

Jackie Drees

President Joe Biden is reportedly planning to appoint three officials from former President Barack Obama’s administration to lead the country’s cybersecurity division, according to Politico and CyberScoop.

Seven things to know:

1. President Biden will likely name Jes Easterly as national cyber director; Robert Silvers to lead the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency; and Eric Goldstein as CISA’s executive assistant director for cybersecurity.

2. Ms. Easterly currently serves as head of resilience at Morgan Stanley, and previously was deputy director for counterterrorism at the NSA from 2011-13 before joining President Obama’s National Security Council as a special assistant to the president and senior director for counterterrorism.

3. Mr. Silvers is a partner at the law firm...

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