US Cybersecurity Officials to be fired after elections

As Joe Biden is all set to take the presidential reigns from the exiting Donald Trump in January next year, information is out that the 47th president will change the list of those heading various federal agencies.

And the one that caught the attention of the media is the replacement of Christopher Krebs, the Director of CISA, who will be replaced before November 2020 by the White House.

Krebs was the person who was appointed by the Trump Administration to curb the spread of misinformation about the US 2020 Polls.

News is out that Krebs submitted his official resignation on Thursday and might be replaced by a techie who is close to the Vice President Kamala Harris.

Bryan Ware, the Assistant Director for Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has confirmed the news. But chose not to react further on the media speculations that are being said about Mr. Krebs replacement.

Factually, Krebs has done his job excellently and so has won accolades from both Democrats and Republicans for holding the elections Sans controversies- except those related to the CISA website dubbed ‘Rumor Control’.

Since the year 2018, there were n number of speculations in the media that the US 2020 Polls can be rigged by a foreign nation from Asia. But Trump administration took all necessary measures to hold the 2020 elections with utmost integrity to thus win the trust of the voters.

Those watching the political developments in United States closely predict that more replacements holding critical posts can be expected by this month end as the transition from Trump to Biden administration is in high progress.

Naveen Goud
Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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