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Nitin Natarajan

Nitin has more than 20 years of experience leading homeland security, emergency response, public health, healthcare, and environmental initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels. His professional career includes service as deputy assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Land and Emergency Management; as director of critical infrastructure policy on the National Security Council; and as the leader of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Critical Infrastructure Protection, Continuity of Operations, and Response Logistics Programs. He began his career as a first responder for 13 years, including service as a flight paramedic. Nitin holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York and a master’s degree from the United States Naval Postgraduate School, and graduated from the Executive Education Program at Harvard University’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative.

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Nitin Natarajan, Nov 25, 2020 10:51:24 AM

As we all prepare for a unique holiday season, we should not let the month pass without recognizing the importance of Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month. As we all begin our celebrations, hopefully virtually, it's clear that we've become more dependent upon sectors such as IT and communications which ensure our internet and phone services are available. Although IT and communication may seem like the top priority, we'd be remiss if we didn't acknowledge the rest of our growing dependencies as we're all doing our best to stay safe at home. For example, here's a non-exhaustive list of infrastructure we should show thanks to this year: 

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