Alma Cole has been appointed chief information security officer (CISO) of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, rejoining the agency after serving as chief systems security officer in 2012-2013.
Most recently, Cole was vice president of cyber security at consulting services provider Robbins Gioia. He also served as director of the DHS Security Operations Center from 2007-2012, according to his LinkedIn profile.
From Cyberscoop, whice first reported on Cole's appointment:
Cole comes into CBP as budgets are expected to receive an increase of $658.8 million over fiscal 2017, according to public sector business analytics firm Govini, with a good portion of those funds devoted to IT interoperability and automation.
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