White House Taps OMB Veteran As Cybersecurity Chief

Law360, New York (May 17, 2012, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The White House has chosen a veteran of the Office of Management and Budget to serve as President Barack Obama's adviser on cybersecurity, a White House spokeswoman said Thursday.

Michael Daniel, who has served 17 years in the OMB's national security division, will come aboard as the White House's cybersecurity coordinator once current adviser Howard A. Schmidt departs his post at the end of the month, spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said.

Daniel expressed his excitement at the new opportunity, saying in a statement, “I am very honored...
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