Brandon Wales

Cyber grants are a 'game changer,' CISA leader tells Congress


CISA Executive Director Brandon Wales told Congress a goal of the new program is to get state and local governments to a "common baseline."

CISA has already hired 20 state cybersecurity coordinators, acting director says


The new officials, who act as risk advisers, are part of the agency's ongoing fight against ransomware.

No evidence SolarWinds hack touched election systems, acting CISA chief says


Speaking to the National Association of Secretaries of State, Acting CISA Director Brandon Wales also addressed the agency's work to combat misinformation.

CISA boosts anti-ransomware messaging for local government


The federal cybersecurity agency said the new campaign is aimed at preventing cyberattacks against K-12 school systems and organizations battling COVID-19.

Senators press CISA to do more to stop K-12 ransomware


Brandon Wales, the acting director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said ransomware is "quickly becoming a national emergency."