NCUA’s Hood appoints special advisor for cybersecurity

NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood announced Thursday he has appointed Johnny E. Davis, Jr. as Special Advisor to the Chairman for Cybersecurity. CUNA has called on NCUA to continue to recognize cybersecurity as a top priority and asked the agency to outline its cybersecurity strategy and remain engaged with other regulators and organizations.

“Cybersecurity is one of my top priorities as Chairman of the NCUA,” Hood said. “I have great confidence in Johnny’s experience and judgment in this critical area. I will be relying on Johnny to not only provide strategic counsel on cybersecurity policy but also to engage with other federal financial institutions regulators and external stakeholders.”

Davis currently serves as the NCUA’s Division Director for Critical Infrastructure, a role he will continue to fill along with this new responsibility. He will assume his duty as special advisor starting June 20.


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