Ann Barron-DiCamillo stepping down from US-CERT

Ann Barron-DiCamillo is stepping down from her position as director of the Department Homeland Security's U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, FedScoop has confirmed.

Ann Barron-DiCamillo is stepping down from her position as director of the Department Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, FedScoop has confirmed.

A DHS official provided confirmation of her departure but offered no other details Thursday.

Barron-DiCamillo was one of the longest tenured cybersecurity officials at DHS, serving in the role since January 2013. She also spent time working in the department’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.

While at US-CERT, she oversaw the operations center, helping to analyze and reduce cyber threats, and working with both the public and private sector on sharing threat information.


Ann Barron-DiCamillo

Prior to DHS, Barron-DiCamillo spent four years at the Defense Information Systems Agency, holding positions as the chief of the Capabilities and Control Branch and the chief engineer of the Enclave Host Security Division.

She also spent time working at the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration and as an aide for Rep. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., during his time in the House of Representatives.

FCW first reported Barron-DiCamillo’s departure.

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Written by Greg Otto

Greg Otto is Editor-in-Chief of CyberScoop, overseeing all editorial content for the website. Greg has led cybersecurity coverage that has won various awards, including accolades from the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Prior to joining Scoop News Group, Greg worked for the Washington Business Journal, U.S. News & World Report and WTOP Radio. He has a degree in broadcast journalism from Temple University.

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