The National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md., where the US Cyber Command is located. Acting Homeland Security Adviser Rob Joyce said Monday he would leave the White House to return to the NSA. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption
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The Trump administration’s cybersecurity coordinator, Rob Joyce, said Monday that he will leave his post — an announcement that comes just a week after the exit of his boss, Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert.
The announcement of the departure of Joyce — who is acting Homeland Security Adviser after Bossert’s departure — followed by hours a joint U.S., U.K. and Australia statement condemning Russia for a cyberattack last year that apparently targeted government and corporate networks for the purposes of economic and political espionage.
Joyce said he was leaving to return to the National Security Agency.
“Serving as the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator for the last 14-months has been a tremendous opportunity to work on some of our nation’s most important cyber challenges,” Joyce said in a statement, according to The Washington Post. “I look forward to continuing to serve our nation at the agency I’ve