Key cyber security official at DHS to step down, as agency resignations continue

Key cyber security official at DHS to step down, as agency resignations continue
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[Ed. – Just a random reminder: if we were actually living in a “fascist dictatorship,” these people would not be resigning to safely move on and take new jobs.]

Bryan Ware, a top official at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), will step down at the end of the week.

CyberScoop first reported that Ware, who serves as assistant director for cybersecurity at CISA, will leave his position on Friday to move to a private sector position. A CISA source confirmed Ware’s departure to The Hill.

The CISA source gave no further details about the departure, but Reuters reported that a senior U.S. official said Ware had been asked to resign by the White House earlier this week. …

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Ware was in charge of efforts to protect and strengthen critical infrastructure against cyber threats, and took over the role after Jeanette Manfra stepped down from the position last year.

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