Trump fires chief of U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
China News Service, November 18th. According to US media reports, on the 17th local time, US President Trump announced that he would relieve CHRIS KREBS, the director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Bureau, immediately. Take effect.
Trump said on social media that Krebs’s recent statement on the security of the 2020 election was “very inaccurate” because “there are a lot of improper and fraudulent activities.”
He stated that, therefore, “the dismissal of Krebs will take effect immediately.”
Not long before, sources said that two senior officials from the US Department of Homeland Security, namely Brian Weir, the Assistant Director of Cybersecurity of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and Valerie Boyd, Assistant Secretary of International Affairs , Resigned due to pressure from the White House.
Source: China News Network