Biden cybersecurity team to be bolstered with wave of seasoned experts

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Kat Jercich

President Joe Biden reportedly plans to nominate Obama-era officials to key cyber positions as the government continues to respond to high-profile digital threats.

According to Reuters and CyberScoop, Biden will likely select Jen Easterly as national cyber director; Robert Silvers to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency; and Eric Goldstein as CISA's Cybersecurity Division head.

DHS representatives directed requests for comment to the White House press office, who did not respond by press time.

WHY IT MATTERS

Easterly, Silvers and Goldstein all have extensive experience working on cyber issues.

As national cyber director, Easterly will...

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