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2024
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Travis Berent

U.S. National Security Council

Biography

Last updated: Jan 16, 2024

Travis Berent serves as the National Security Council director for cybersecurity policy and cyber incident response at the White House. In his role, Travis coordinates and oversees the federal government’s response to significant cyber incidents. His portfolio also includes an array of cyber policy priorities as outlined in the National Cybersecurity Strategy and National Security Strategy. Previously, he served in a variety of roles in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), both in the New York field office and at FBI Cyber Division headquarters. Before his career in government, Travis worked at J.P. Morgan in global business resiliency. Travis holds a master’s degree in international relations from Harvard University and a B.S. in intelligence studies from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. 

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