Senate Panel Advances Trump’s DHS Cyber Pick

President Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection efforts advanced from a key Senate panel on Monday.

Senators on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved Christopher Kreb’s nomination on Monday by a voice vote, according to a committee aide. His nomination will now go before the full Senate.

Trump has tapped Krebs to serve as undersecretary of the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), the Homeland Security unit that protects civilian federal networks and critical infrastructure from cyber and physical threats.

Read more at The Hill

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