Chris Krebs

Christopher Krebs, former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, testifies before a Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to discuss election security and the 2020 election process on Dec. 16, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Hacking victim SolarWinds hires ex-Homeland Security official Krebs as consultant

  • Krebs was fired by President Trump in December after he told Congress that the 2020 US election was safe from hacking
  • He was speaking in his capacity as head of the Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
By Reuters ·