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DHS Seeks Private-Sector Cybersecurity Expert

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March 11, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via Information Week Government

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking a cybersecurity expert as part of an exchange program with the private sector to share information and knowledge about technology and other areas of expertise.

The DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (OCSC) Office of Strategic Plans has a six-month assignment open for someone to serve as a senior advisor for strategy development and implementation, reporting to the deputy assistant secretary for policy. The position has an option for a six-month renewal and is located in the Washington D.C. area.

The position is aimed at “providing feedback regarding the development and implementation of mission-based strategies and capabilities for use in the department’s planning, programming, budget, and execution processes,” according to a a DHS blog post.

The adviser also will provide independent and critical assessment of the strategic, mission, and operational plans, according to a broader IT reform plan unveiled in December.

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