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Report: Robert Carey to Leave the Pentagon

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Robert Carey will retire as principal deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department on Friday after 31 years of government service, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday.

Jason Miller writes Carey plans to move into the private sector, where he wants to continue in the national security realm.

He served as CIO at the Navy before his appointment in October 2010 as principal deputy CIO at the Pentagon, where his most recent responsibilities included cybersecurity and information technology upgrades, according to the report.

Carey previously served as co-chairman of the CIO Council’s Information Security and Identity Management Committee, with focus on implementing the Federal Identity Credentialing and Access Management framework.

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