President Obama has appointed Professor Annie Antón to be one of twelve members of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The announcement describes the Commission’s task as follows:
The Commission is tasked with making detailed recommendations on actions that can be taken over the next decade to enhance cybersecurity awareness and protections throughout the private sector and at all levels of Government, to protect privacy, to ensure public safety and economic and national security, and to empower Americans to take better control of their digital security.
She will be serving with an extremely distinguished non-partisan group of experts:
General Keith Alexander, USA (Ret) – Chairman and CEO of IronNet, and former director of the National Security Agency.
Ajay Banga – president and CEO of MasterCard.
Steven Chabinsky – general counsel and chief risk officer for the cybersecurity technology firm CrowdStrike.
Patrick Gallagher – Chancellor and CEO of the University of Pittsburgh.
Peter Lee – corporate vice president of Microsoft Research.
Herbert Lin – Senior Research Scholar for Cyber Policy and Security at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, both at Stanford University.
Heather Murren – private investor and member of the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
Joe Sullivan – chief security officer at Uber.
Maggie Wilderotter – Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Communications from 2004 to 2015, and then Executive Chairman of the company until April 1, 2016.