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Federal News Radio: Gordon Bitko Appointed FBI CIO

Gordon Bitko, an eight-year FBI veteran, has been appointed as chief information officer at the bureau, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes Bitko, a RAND Corp. scholar and author, will succeed Jerry Pender, who stepped down from the CIO post in August. Bitko will also serve as the executive …

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Commerce Dept Appoints 17 Industry Leaders to Digital Economy Board of Advisers

The Commerce Department has appointed 17 digital technology leaders to the board of advisers of the agency’s newly-formed digital economy agenda organization. The department said Tuesday the appointees will work to provide private sector input and support to the agenda, which was created in efforts to facilitate free and open internet access for U.S. citizens. …

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FCW: John Edwards Succeeds Doug Wolfe as CIA’s CIO

John Edwards, a two-decade Intelligence Community veteran, took over as chief information officer of CIA in February, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean Lyngaas writes Edwards has worked on the technical operations and engineering aspect of CIA for nearly 15 years before he joined the private sector. He previously served as a …

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Ann Barron-DiCamillo, Partners to Form Cybersecurity Venture Firm

Ann Barron-DiCamillo, the retiring director of the Department of Homeland Security‘s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, plans to establish a cybersecurity venture firm with partners to finance cyber technologies, FCW reported Friday. Sean Lyngaas writes Trend Micro Chief Cybersecurity Officer Tom Kellermann and Booz Allen Hamilton Principal Hank Thomas will join …

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Dan Payne Appointed Next Defense Security Service Director

Dan Payne, deputy director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, has been named director of the Defense Security Service. He will transition to DSS by mid-March and oversee the service’s mission to protect the U.S. technological base and the classified information held by industry, DSS said Friday. Payne previously …

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Charles Armstrong Retires as CBP CIO, Led Cloud Transition Effort

Charles Armstrong has departed the role of chief information officer for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, Fedscoop reported Friday. Greg Otto writes Armstrong aided the CBP in its effort to transition its applications to the cloud during his seven-year CIO tenure. Armstrong was previously the assistant commissioner within CBP’s Office of Information …

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Former HP Exec Kim Luke Joins OMB as IT Category Manager

Kim Luke, formerly a vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has joined the Office of Management and Budget as the information technology category manager, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes Luke will oversee OMB’s efforts to develop governmentwide strategy to address cost and performance matters regarding federal IT resources. The report …

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