Obama Taps Ex-Bushie, Howard Schmidt as Cybersecurity Head

December 22, 2009


3 Responses to “Obama Taps Ex-Bushie, Howard Schmidt as Cybersecurity Head”

  1. RM on December 22nd, 2009 11:56 am

    Schmidt is a former Bush Administration appointee. Looks like Obama has finally realized that when real work needs to be done, his political cronies just can’t hack it.

  2. Howard A. Schmidt - XTS on December 22nd, 2009 1:45 pm

    [...] of the Information Security Forum and president of the Information Systems Security Association. Obama Taps Ex-Bushie, Howard Schmidt As Cybersecurity Head (ChattahBox)— After months of delay and behind the scenes White House turf battles, President [...]

  3. Eliot Ness on January 10th, 2010 12:31 pm


    Cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt is yet another Obama Administration Czar Wreck.

    Schmidt is a “Distinguished Fellow” of Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab … whose serious management problems include the cover-up of felony theft-by-deception.

    If there were Congressional oversight, Schmidt would never have been a serious candidate for the critical job he now has.

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