FBI names new cyber chief

Bureau announces permanent head of its Cyber Division

The FBI has named Gordon Snow as head of its Cyber Division. Snow will oversee the FBI’s programs to thwart cyber-based attacks and high-technology crimes. Previously, Snow served as deputy assistant director of that division.


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Snow joined the bureau in 1992, after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than 10 years. The division’s previous head, Shawn Henry, left that post earlier this year to become assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington field office.

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