Anne Neuberger, the National Security Agency’s director of the U.S. Cyber Command since 2019, is said to be named deputy national security adviser for cybersecurity in Biden’s incoming National Security Council.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jewish woman, to serve in a newly created cybersecurity position on the U.S. National Security Council.
The expected pick was first reported by Politico on Wednesday. The Biden transition team and the National Security Agency declined to comment to the outlet about Neuberger’s expected appointment.
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Anne Neuberger of Baltimore, an Orthodox Jewish woman, was tapped in 2019 to head the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate.
Becoming operational on October 1, Anne ‘Chani’ Neuberger, the NSA’s first Director of Cybersecurity, an Orthodox Jewish woman, will be reporting directly to the agency’s director, Gen. Paul Nakasone, on issues that will focus on defending the U.S. against foreign cyber-threats.
By MARCY OSTER
(JTA) — An Orthodox Jewish woman has been tapped to head the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate.
Anne Neuberger of Baltimore has worked at the NSA for the past decade. She helped establish the U.S. Cyber Command and worked as chief risk officer, where she led the agency’s election security efforts for the 2018 midterms. Continue Reading »