Rosenbach to head DOD cyber programs

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta appointed Oct. 4 Eric Rosenbach to lead defense cyber programs, reports NextGov.

The former Senate staffer and private security consultant will assume the role of deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs, the article states.

His new role will include overseeing efforts to develop and establish cyber-related policies, strategies and plans. The appointment comes at a time when the House Intelligence Committee is calling on government officials to do more to thwart cyber threats from abroad.

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