Chris DeRusha

Federal CISO says there's much feds 'can learn from the states'


The White House's Chris DeRusha told officials in his former state of Michigan that they've "done a lot of big creative things."

State and local cyber aid could find home in defense bill, congressman says


The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said a cybersecurity grant program could be included in the National Defense Authorization Act.

CISA and states tell Senate more cybersecurity resources needed


Officials from Michigan and Texas joined CISA Director Chris Krebs to tell the Senate Homeland Security Committee that despite progress in coordination, more cybersecurity aid is needed.

Michigan hires new cybersecurity chief from within


Chris DeRusha, previously the state's deputy chief security officer, now takes the lead on its cybersecurity efforts.