Former NIPC Director Joins CSC
Ronald Dick will serve as CSC's director of information assurance strategic initiatives.Ronald Dick, the former director of the FBIs National Infrastructure Protection Center, joined Computer Sciences Corp. Monday, eliminating himself from consideration for the top security job at the Department of Homeland Security. Dick had been considered one of the candidates for director of the Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection division of the new department. The director will oversee all of the information security assets and operations of the department. CSC, based in El Segundo, Calif., hired Dick as the director of information assurance strategic initiatives. In this capacity hell be part of the Global Information Security Services unit and will be responsible for developing the market strategy for CSCs dealings with Homeland Security. Hell also provide technical assistance and solution-development services to government agencies regarding information assurance.
Dick joined the NIPC in 1998 and served as section chief in two different sections before he was named director in March 2001. Dick had recently resigned from the FBI, although he is still listed as the director on the NIPCs Web site.