2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Andy Ozment

Andy Ozment

Name: Andy Ozment
Title: Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Advancing cybersecurity and privacy. Ozment spent 2014 assembling a team to implement crucial cybersecurity programs, including the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, which provides agencies with the tools they need to identify, prioritize and mitigate cybersecurity risks. And when agencies scrambled to address the Heartbleed and Bash bugs, he was at center stage. Ozment also oversaw governmentwide implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Cybersecurity Framework for reducing risks to critical infrastructure and advanced a number of key programs by reaching out to privacy advocates for input.

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