Brian Weiss

Statement on Committee Approval of Biden Cyber Officials

WASHINGTON, DC – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and technology innovators, today released the following statement after the Senate Homeland Security Committee approved Jen Easterly to lead the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Chris Inglis as national cyber director.

USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter said:

“We are in an era of unprecedented cyberattacks – against government, businesses, energy, food suppliers and other critical infrastructure. This attack environment requires battle tested and clear-eyed cyber professionals like Jen Easterly and Chris Inglis who are ready on day one to combat these 21st century national and economic security threats and reinvigorate America’s international cyber response capabilities. We thank the Senate Homeland Security Committee for advancing these critically important cyber nominees and urge the Senate to get them in place as soon as possible.”


USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband.