Sean Lyngaas

Sean Lyngaas

Culture

DHS cyber official Rick Driggers heads to the private sector

by • 1 month ago

Driggers has led CISA’s Integrated Operations Division, which houses the agency’s center for sharing cyberthreat information with the private sector.

Policy

Chris DeRusha, who protected Biden campaign from hackers, says he is the Federal CISO

by • 3 months ago

DeRusha is returning to familiar territory, having served as a White House cybersecurity adviser when Biden was vice president.

Policy

White House plans to select Rob Silvers, a Mayorkas ally, to lead DHS's cyber outfit

by • 3 months ago

It's the role formerly held by Chris Krebs, whom Donald Trump fired via tweet.

Tech

SolarWinds hires Chris Krebs, Alex Stamos to boost security in wake of suspected Russian hack

by • 3 months ago

Both men have experience responding to advanced Russian hacking activity.

Tech

Matt Masterson, CISA’s top election security official, to step down

by • 4 months ago

He led a team that reassured the public that the 2020 election was secure, despite President Donald Trump’s baseless assertions to the contrary.

Culture

How the pandemic helped election officials prepare for a flood of misinformation

by • 5 months ago

Election security experts say months of extraordinary preparation during the coronavirus pandemic are paying off.

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