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Report: Andy Ozment Rejoins White House As A Senior Cyber Director

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Former White House employee Andy Ozment has been appointed to rejoin the cyber office as one of two senior directors, Federal News Radio reports.

Ozment, currently the Department of Homeland Security’s director for compliance and technology in the chief information security officer’s office, will report to White House cyber head Howard Schmidt, Jason Miller reported.

The two cyber directors will report to Schmidt’s successor after he retires from his post at the end of May.

Ozment previously served in the president’s executive office and worked with a team responsible for developing the administration’s cyberspace policy direction, Miller reports.

He was also previously an associate staff member at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Lab and spent time with Merrill Lynch.

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