Chris Krebs

Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Christopher Krebs serves as the first Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Krebs was originally sworn in on June 15, 2018, as the Under Secretary for the predecessor of CISA, the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). Krebs was nominated for that position by the president of the United States in February 2018. As Director, Krebs oversees CISA’s efforts to defend civilian networks, manage systemic risk to National Critical Functions, and work with stakeholders to raise the security baseline of the nation’s cyber-infrastructure and physical infrastructure.