Top cybersecurity official is latest administration figure to join Google

A senior federal cybersecurity official who left her post in November will join Google as a senior executive next month, adding to the list of federal employees who have jumped to the search giant.

Jeanette Manfra, the former assistant director for cybersecurity for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, will become global director of security and compliance for Google Cloud in January, Google confirmed to the Washington Examiner Thursday.

Manfra is the latest in a string of senior DHS cyber officials who have departed for Google in the last few years. Kate Charlet left her position over cyber policy at the Pentagon in July 2017
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