[ISN] Tipton is new (ISC)2 chief

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 05:09:01 -0500 (CDT)

By Trudy Walsh

Former Interior Department chief information officer W. Hord Tipton has 
been named executive director of the International Information Systems 
Security Certification Consortium.

He replaces Eddie Zeitler as executive director of (ISC)2. Zeitler left 
to pursue other interests, (ISC)2 officials said.

Tipton served as CIO of the Interior Department for more than five 
years. During his tenure, he managed IT operations for 2,500 Interior 
offices with 3,650 IT employees, 5,800 contractors and an IT portfolio 
of $1.2 billion.

In early 2007, he left Interior to become president and chief executive 
officer of Ironman Technologies, which had a client list that included 
IBM, Perot Systems, EDS, Booz Allen Hamilton and Symantec.

Tipton has been a member of (ISC)2's board of directors since 2005, and 
a member of (ISC)2's government advisory board since 2004.


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