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Report: DHS Chooses Bryan Ware, Former AI Entrepreneur, as Assistant Director for Cybersecurity

Department of Homeland Security officials have selected Bryan S. Ware, a tech-savvy entrepreneur and holder of multiple patents, to be the department’s most senior official focused exclusively on cybersecurity, according to multiple people familiar with the matter.

For the last 10 months, Ware has been a DHS assistant secretary working on policies to make critical infrastructure more resilient to hacking threats. Now, pending White House approval, Ware is set to have an even more pronounced impact on DHS’s cybersecurity work.

Ware would replace Jeanette Manfra, who is leaving for the private sector at the end of the year, as assistant director for cybersecurity at DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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