Rob Joyce, NSA
Rob Joyce speaks Oct. 18, 2018, at CyberTalks in Washington, D.C. (FedScoop)

Rob Joyce leaving NSA at the end of March

The spy agency’s cyber director will be replaced by David Luber, deputy director of the Cybersecurity Directorate and former executive director of U.S. Cyber Command.
Sean Connelly, CISA’s senior cybersecurity architect and trusted internet connections program manager, speaks during CyberScoop’s Zero Trust Summit on Feb. 15, 2024, in Washington, D.C. (Scoop News Group photo)

CISA establishing new office focused on zero trust

The Zero Trust Initiative Office will provide education and training to federal agencies, while building on previous CISA guidance on the security framework.
CISA Director Jen Easterly testifies alongside Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command Gen. Paul Nakasone during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Jan. 31, 2024 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Federal IT officials call on CISA for tougher standards, more coordination

Tech leaders from the VA and Treasury say their relationships with CISA have improved, but they’re looking for more top-down, specific guidance from the cyber agency.