Bryan Ware,Â assistant secretary for cyber, infrastructureÂ and resilience policy at theÂ Department of Homeland Security, has been appointed to hold a significant cybersecurity-focused roleÂ within the department, Fedscoop reported Sunday.
He would succeedÂ Jeanette Manfra asÂ assistant director for cybersecurity of theÂ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, sources say. Ware holds decades of industry experience, having formerly served as chief technology officer and CEO of security analytics firm Haystax.
He first joined DHS inÂ 2018 to provide advisory support to Kirstjen Nielsen, the department’s secretary at the time. Manfra is stepping down from her CISA role for a return to the industry.