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May 01, 2019

Brumley on Nielsen’s departure and cybersecurity

In an article from The Washington Post, cybersecurity experts in government, academia, and the private sector discussed the implications and consequences of Kirstjen Nielsen’s ouster from the Department of Homeland Security. A majority of people believe her departure will hurt the DHS’s security mission due to her experience in cybersecurity and government policy, while others say the mission wasn’t doing well under her leadership. “Nielsen’s departure is another sad indication that the government lacks the will to make real cybersecurity and safety improvements,” said ECE’s David Brumley. Read more here.