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Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano is the third secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. She leads the nation’s collective efforts to secure it from various threats, including terrorism and natural disasters. To counter the threat of terrorism, Napolitano has forged new partnerships with international allies and expanded information sharing with federal, state …

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Caryn Wagner

Caryn Wagner became under secretary for intelligence and analysis for the Department of Homeland Security in February 2010.She was previously an instructor in intelligence resource management for The Intelligence and Security Academy, LLC. In October 2008, Wagner retired from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, where she served as …

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Chris Cummiskey

Chris Cummiskey is chief of staff for management at the Department of Homeland Security. In that capacity, he counsels and provides leadership on issues related to homeland security initiatives, operations, and programs to the under secretary for management within the DHS. Cummiskey also represents the under secretary on management policies …

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Launch of Virtual USA

Today, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano presided over the launch of Virtual USA, an information sharing initiative for first responders. The initiative was created with the collaboration of local, state and federal organizations and will aid communications between first responders across all levels of government. During the launch, Secretary Napolitano said …

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Richard Spires

Richard Spires is the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), after being appointed to the position on July 28, 2009. His responsibilities include managing and directing information management support processes by combining the functions of information technology and telecommunications to provide coordinated support strategies for meeting …

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Information Request for Cyber Security Competency Models

Recently, three major US governmental agencies identified cyber security based professionals and occupations as high priority for governement-wide competency models. The US Office of Personnel Management, Chief Information Officers Council and the Chief Human Capital Officers Council of Workforce Development Subcommittee are heading the initiative. They hope to locate positions …

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