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2013-03-06 04:23:16

The Two Security Experts to Provide Strategic and Advisory Consulting to C-Suite Executives and Government Leaders WASHINGTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tom Ridge, the first U.S. secretary of Homeland Security, and Howard A. Schmidt, former Cybersecurity Advisor to President Barack Obama and President George W. Bush, today announced that they are forming Ridge Schmidt Cyber LLC, a consultancy that provides strategic and advisory services that help leaders in business and...

2010-11-02 00:00:39

Highly-Anticipated Security Event Adds Howard A. Schmidt and Lt. General Robert Elder to Robust Agenda of Security Keynotes New York (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 The third annual SC World Congress Conference and Expo, the East Coast's largest information security event, taking place November 10-11 has rounded out its jam- packed agenda with the addition of two of the most prominent security experts in the industry, Special Assistant to the President and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator...

2009-12-22 11:26:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) enthusiastically supports President Obama's selection of Mr. Howard A. Schmidt for Chief of Cybersecurity. Mr. Schmidt, who served as vice chairman of President George W. Bush's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board and chief security officer at Microsoft, brings both public and private sector experience to his new position with the Obama administration. He is highly qualified and should be a...

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2009-12-22 08:45:00

The Obama administration has just called on a former Bush appointee to "Ëœsuit up' and take charge of a federal project to improve the nation's computer networks and get the government in sync with the private firms that own and operate the vast majority of them. The former cyber security chief under Bush Jr., Howard A. Schmidt "” also a former eBay and Microsoft bigwig "” has recently accepted the none-too-coveted post as coordinator of the government's cyber security...