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A government department of the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has operational control over the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). It continues the National Protection and Programs Directorate’s operations (NPPD). On November 16, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018 into law, establishing CISA. Prior to Jen Easterly’s unanimous confirmation by the Senate as director on July 12, 2021, Brandon Wales served as acting director.

For information about CISA, please view guidance on this topic from the following resources: Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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