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US cyber security chief fired for contradicting Trump

November 18, 2020

Chris Krebs, the director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – America’s equivalent of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – has been dismissed by outgoing president Donald Trump, after his agency’s analysis of the 3 November presidential election determined it to be “the most secure in American history”.

Last week, CISA said there was “no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.”

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