2020 Fed 100

Federal 100: Chris Krebs


Name: Chris Krebs
Title: Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Organization: Department of Homeland Security

The diplomat. Krebs is a rare leader who receives a high level of praise from Congress, the private sector and agencies at the federal, state and local levels. He has presided over a transformation in the previously hostile relationship between DHS and state and local officials regarding election security, established a beachhead presence in protecting critical infrastructure and opened up the lines of communication between DHS and the broader public. Under his watch, CISA has gone from being a secretive organization that was an afterthought in the information security community to being regarded as one of the government's premier cybersecurity agencies.

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