Chris Krebs

Former CISA Director Krebs again defends election security efforts

by • 1 month ago

Chris Krebs told members of the Senate Homeland Security Committee that fanciful claims surrounding voting technology are "corrosive to the institutions that support elections."

Secretaries of state react to CISA Director Krebs' firing

by • 2 months ago

Democratic secretaries of state were quick to praise Chris Krebs after President Donald Trump fired the CISA director, but most of their GOP counterparts have been silent.

CISA and states tell Senate more cybersecurity resources needed

by • 11 months ago

Officials from Michigan and Texas joined CISA Director Chris Krebs to tell the Senate Homeland Security Committee that despite progress in coordination, more cybersecurity aid is needed.

Iran tension 'heightened awareness' for state and local cybersecurity, CISA chief says

by • 12 months ago

Chris Krebs, the Department of Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official, told a group of mayors to use the moment as an opportunity to improve their defenses against ransomware.

Senate breakthrough on election security funding 'encouraging'

by • 1 year ago

Some state election officials at a federal cybersecurity conference said they're happy to see progress toward sustainable funding, but others remain dubious.

More identified in Texas ransomware attack as feds urge coordinated response

by • 1 year ago

Cybersecurity professionals, including a DHS official, are calling for coordinated response to attacks against government that are also becoming more organized.

On primary day in Virginia, officials say they're preparing for more cyberthreats against elections

by • 3 years ago

A top Homeland Security official dropped by Arlington County to see its "practical, low-key approach" to ballot security.