John C. Inglis

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Chris Inglis
Chris Inglis, National Cyber Director.jpg
1st United States National Cyber Director
Assumed office
July 11, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byPosition established
17th Deputy Director of the National Security Agency
In office
2006–2014
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Barack Obama
Preceded byWilliam B. Black Jr.
Succeeded byRichard Ledgett
Personal details
Born (1954-10-29) October 29, 1954 (age 66)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
EducationUnited States Air Force Academy (BS)
Johns Hopkins University (MS)
Columbia University (MS)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1976–2006
RankUS-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier General
UnitUS-AirNationalGuard-2007Emblem.svg U.S. Air National Guard
National Security Agency
CommandsChief of Staff of the Maryland Air National Guard

John Chris Inglis (born October 29, 1954), also known as Chris Inglis,[1] is an American government official. He is the 1st National Cyber Director since 2021. Inglis is also a former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency.[2][3]

On April 12, 2021 President Joe Biden nominated Inglis to be the 1st National Cyber Director.[4] His nomination was confirmed by the Senate by voice vote on June 17, 2021. He was sworn into office on July 11, 2021.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Harding, Luke (2014). The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man. New York: Vintage Books. p. 128. ISBN 9780804173520. OCLC 870337274. Also patched in was Chris Inglis, the NSA's deputy director.
  2. Gorman, Siobhan (2006-05-31). "Second-ranking NSA official forced out of job by director". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 2011-01-01.
  3. "NSA Says It Would Welcome Public Advocate At FISA Court".
  4. Nakashima, Ellen. "Biden administration plans to name former senior NSA officials to White House cyber position and head of CISA". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  5. "U.S. Cyber Chief in Limbo During REVil Attacks Set to Start Work". Bloomberg Government. Retrieved 2021-07-12.

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