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James Burd

Acting Privacy Officer

James Burd is the Acting Privacy Officer of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). CISA is responsible for protecting the Nation’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats. James’s office is responsible for ensuring CISA integrates full individual privacy protections into the management of a safe, secure, and resilient cyber and physical infrastructure.

Prior to CISA, James worked on biometric privacy and information sharing issues for law enforcement, intelligence, and immigration at DHS. James also worked in the telecom industry on data governance issues, helping facilitate data-driven decision making.