Erin Joe has been appointed as the director for the US Intelligence Community center on Wednesday and so from now on she will be leading a team of veterans for analyzing cyber threat data meant to protect national integrity.
The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center(CTIIC) which has appointed Ms. Joe as the second director in its 4 full years of establishment. She has a record of serving as an FBI executive director on nation-state hacking and was also privately involved in the investigation of Russian interference on US 2016 polls.
Her 22-year old career includes a job as an FBI Field Officer who was involved in investigating the perpetrators of the Sept 11, 2001 attacks. She was also active in several cyber terror investigations across the middle east. On the academic path, she has a bachelor’s from the University of Illinois and a law degree from Ohio State University. As per her LinkedIn profile, she has a diploma in Information Technology and Security from the University of Southern California.
“Erin’s vast experience and wealth of knowledge will make her a great addition to our leadership team,” said Daniel Coats, the director of National Intelligence.
Note- CTIIC was established by Barack Obama to help America to defend itself from digital foreign invasions like cyber threats in the wake of North Korea’s cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Tonya Ugoretz became the first director of the organization after which Joe has taken the chair.