Federal CIO Office Cyber Lead Is Leaving Government

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Joshua Moses will depart for the private sector.

The White House is losing another cybersecurity lead.

The Federal Chief Information Security Officer’s second in command and cybersecurity lead for the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer, Joshua Moses, had his last day in government Friday, White House officials confirmed.

Moses spent the last three and a half years working as cybersecurity chief for the Office of Management and Budget. Prior to that, he served as a program manager at the Defense, Justice and Treasury departments and a senior program evaluator for Amtrak.

At OMB, Moses led the development of cybersecurity policy and performance and risk management for the entire federal government. He worked directly under federal CIO Suzette Kent and federal CISO Grant Schneider.

“Josh’s contributions and service to the federal government’s cybersecurity mission are extremely valued,” Kent told Nextgov in a statement. “I want to thank him for his hard work and effort in advancing the President’s cybersecurity agenda.”

Though he is leaving public service, Moses will still be working closely with the public sector. Moses will be joining PwC as director of cybersecurity strategy and risk. OMB did not have an immediate successor in place.