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US Security Chief on Cyber Threats: We Alone Cannot Fix It

February 27, 2020 / Max Eddy
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The security-focused RSA Conference has often been used by US government officials to explain policy positions and connect with the industry, and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher Krebs made a similar pitch on Tuesday: collaborate to protect the US from cyber attacks. Officially, Krebs’ job is “to defend civilian networks, manage systemic risk to National Critical Functions, and work with stakeholders to raise the security baseline of the nation’s cyber-infrastructure and physical infrastructure.” Onstage here, his pitch was more to the point: “We like security so much it’s in our name twice.