Joe Biden introduces new members of national security, foreign policy teams
The SNB will include Anne Neuberger, Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Russ Travers
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday announced the names of several more members of the National Security Council (NSC)..
Among other things, it was decided to reintroduce the position of Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Deputy National Security Advisor, as well as to establish the position of Deputy National Security Advisor for Cybersecurity and New Technologies..
Ann Neuberger, currently Director of Cybersecurity at the National Security Agency, will take over as Deputy Cybersecurity Officer. In 2017, she received the President’s award for outstanding work at the NSA..
Dr. Elizabeth D. Sherwood-Randall will be the National Security Adviser and Deputy National Security Adviser. 2014 to 2017 She served as Deputy Energy Secretary and previously served as White House Coordinator for Defense Policy, Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction and Arms Control.
The Deputy Homeland Security Advisor will be Russ Travers, who served for 42 years in the intelligence services and also served as acting director. Director and First Deputy Director of the National Center for Combating Terrorism.
“These dedicated government officials will play a key role in ensuring the safety of the American people and building the capacity to cope with the full range of threats we face – from cyber intrusions to network attacks, from possible future pandemics to deliberate terrorist attacks. in Biden’s statement. “They will strengthen our resilience to natural disasters and will work with our allies and friends to ensure that cyber traffic rules are set by democracies. Our cohesive multi-agency approach to national security, including working closely with critical infrastructure providers and the private sector to defend against threats to the American people, will bring good results for all Americans. “.
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