Deputy Undersecretary of Cybersecurity (acting), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Jeanette Manfra serves as the acting deputy under secretary for cybersecurity and communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). She is the chief cybersecurity official for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and supports its mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure. Manfra's permanent role is as the director for strategy, policy, and plans for the NPPD. Prior to this position, she served as the Senior Counselor for Cybersecurity to the Secretary of Homeland Security. Manfra has also served as the Director for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity on the National Security Council staff at the White House. Prior to joining DHS, Jeanette served in the U.S. Army as a communications specialist and a Military Intelligence Officer.