Brandon Wales

Cyber grants are a 'game changer,' CISA leader tells Congress

by • 6 months ago

CISA Executive Director Brandon Wales told Congress a goal of the new program is to get state and local governments to a "common baseline."

CISA has already hired 20 state cybersecurity coordinators, acting director says

by • 1 year ago

The new officials, who act as risk advisers, are part of the agency's ongoing fight against ransomware.

No evidence SolarWinds hack touched election systems, acting CISA chief says

by • 1 year ago

Speaking to the National Association of Secretaries of State, Acting CISA Director Brandon Wales also addressed the agency's work to combat misinformation.

CISA boosts anti-ransomware messaging for local government

by • 1 year ago

The federal cybersecurity agency said the new campaign is aimed at preventing cyberattacks against K-12 school systems and organizations battling COVID-19.

Senators press CISA to do more to stop K-12 ransomware

by • 1 year ago

Brandon Wales, the acting director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said ransomware is "quickly becoming a national emergency."