September 13, 2022
Mr. Nitin Natarajan
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Nitin Natarajan has served as the Deputy Director for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) since February 16, 2021. In this role, he supports the CISA Director overseeing the Cybersecurity Division, the Infrastructure Security Division, the National Risk Management Center, and the Emergency Communications Division. His operational support responsibilities are to ensure a holistic approach to critical infrastructure protection across physical and cyber risk activities.
Prior to joining CISA in February 2021, Natarajan served as an executive at a consulting firm providing subject matter expertise on topics including: IT, cybersecurity, homeland and national security, critical infrastructure protection, environmental emergency management, continuity of operations, and health security matters. Natarajan also held a number federal government roles, including serving as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Land and Emergency Management at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Director of Critical Infrastructure Policy at the White House/National Security Council, and as the Director at U.S. Health and Human Services overseeing their critical infrastructure, continuity of operations (COOP), and medical logistics programs. He holds an undergraduate degree from the State University of New York and a graduate degree from the United States Naval Postgraduate School.