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Harry Coker testifies during his confirmation hearing to become the national cyber director before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Nov. 2, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Coker tells Senate committee that he’d follow ONCD’s current path if confirmed to top cyber position

Former NSA executive director says that as national cyber director, he would “continue the good work ONCD has done with its partners.”
Acting U.S. National Cyber Director Kemba Walden, right, with Megan Stifel, chief strategy officer for the Institute for Security and Technology, at event on ransomware in Washington in May. (Photo courtesy of the Institute for Security and Technology)

White House seeks whole of society approach, immigration reform to boost cyber workforce

The Biden administration's strategy for boosting the cybersecurity workforce looks to government, private sector and non-profits.
Acting U.S. National Cyber Director Kemba Walden, right, with Megan Stifel, chief strategy officer for the Institute for Security and Technology, at event on ransomware in Washington in May. (Photo courtesy of the Institute for Security and Technology)

Industry groups urge White House to nominate a National Cyber Director

The groups say the lack of a permanent cyber director will hinder efforts to implement the recently released National Cybersecurity Strategy.
National Cyber Director Chris Inglis listens at a hearing with the House Committee on Oversight and Reform in November. Inglis has hired a former Microsoft executive and a CIA official to bolster his office’s resources. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Office of the National Cyber Director hires Microsoft exec, CIA official

The Office of the National Cyber Director has hired several new staffers to strengthen its ability to fight significant hacks and coordinate how the U.S. responds to…
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