Jerry Davis, the current chief information security officer at NASA, is leaving the agency to join the Department of Veterans Affairs. The move had been widely rumored for months, but was just made official when Davis accepted the offer from the VA on Friday, Federal News Radio’s Chris Dorobek has confirmed.
While NASA has its own share of cyber-security issues, the challenges at VA are daunting. Not only is VA the second largest agency in government, but it is the poster child for cybersecurity problems dating back to that now infamous stolen laptop that was loaded with millions of names and personal information on vets.
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