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POSTAL WORKER'S GYROCOPTER STUNT DELIVERS URGENT MESSAGE

Editorís note: Chris Cummiskey is a former acting Under Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, a Senior Fellow at the George Washington University, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security and a regular contributor to the Federal Times where this article recently ran.

It has often been said that government is a reactive entity. Real change is slow to occur unless brought about by a major event or disaster. For example, the Department of Homeland Security, with its 22 components, 240,000 employees and $60 billion budget, would never have been pulled together by the Bush Administration and Congress without the tragedy of 9/11.

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GW CENTER FOR CYBER & HOMELAND SECURITY SELECTS CUMMISKEY AS SENIOR FELLOW

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2015

Washington DC--- The George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) has selected former DHS official Chris Cummiskey as a member of their new senior fellows program.

Until recently, Cummiskey served in the number three position at the Department of Homeland Security as the Under Secretary for Management (acting) and as the DHS Chief Acquisition Officer.

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PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE NAMES
CUMMISKEY TO COO SAGE PROGRAM

For Immediate Release: February 27, 2015

The Partnership for Public Service based in Washington DC has named former DHS Acting Under Secretary for Management Chris Cummiskey to their COO SAGE program.

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THE HILL Ė DHS SHUTDOWN COULD LOWER CYBER DEFENSES EXPERTS WARN

CUMMISKEY AMONG CYBER EXPERTS WHO RAISE CONCERNS

February 8, 2015

Washington DC----Former DHS Acting Under Secretrary for Management Chris Cummiskey joined several other cyber experts in the congressional publication, The Hill, yesterday who are expressing concern over the lack of a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

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FORMER DHS ACTING UNDER SECRETARY CHRIS CUMMISKEY
JOINS PWCíS PUBLIC SECTOR PRACTICE AS SENIOR STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Cummiskey brings significant knowledge of cyber, enterprise IT and Homeland Security to PwC

NEW YORK, January 12, 2015 Ė PwC US announced today that Chris Cummiskey, former Department of Homeland Security Acting Under Secretary for Management, has joined the firmís Advisory business to serve as a Senior Strategic Advisor to the Public Sector practice. Cummiskey brings a deep knowledge and understanding of Federal Homeland Security approaches to cybersecurity, enterprise IT and performance management that can be applied to public and private sector organizations. He will offer PwC and its clients valuable perspectives in these and other areas related to national security.

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GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES COALITION ADDS
CUMMISKEY TO STRATEGIC ADVISORS PANEL

Cummiskey to Add Significant Experience in Cyber Security and Acquisition

Washington, D.C., January 15, 2015 --The Government Technology & Services Coalition (GTSC) announced today that Chris Cummiskey, former Acting Under Secretary for Management and Chief Acquisition Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has joined its prestigious panel of Strategic Advisors.

"From one day to the next cyber security is in the headlines. Internationally we have some unprecedented threats targeting America's physical and cyber assets. Mr. Cummiskey is one of the most experienced cyber security executives in the government contracting community," said Kristina Tanasichuk, CEO of GTSC. Cummiskey will work with the members of GTSC and their government partners to continue fostering substantive partnerships to achieve mission.

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CUMMISKEY TO WRITE MONTHLY BLOG FOR FEDERAL TIMES

Former DHS Acting Under Secretary for Management Chris Cummiskey will be writing a monthly Blog for the Federal Times, a Gannett Company. His first installment covers acquisition improvements underway at DHS.

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http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20141120/BLG04/311200012/DHS-making-strides-improve-acquisition


FORMER SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL LAUNCHES FIRM IN DC

Washington DC-----Former Department of Homeland Security Senior Official Chris Cummiskey announced today the formation of a consulting firm in the Washington DC region specializing in cybersecurity, IT, homeland security and management consulting.

Cummiskey, who served for the past year in the number three job at the department as Acting Under Secretary for Management, recently left after six years in DHS senior leadership. He also served as the department's Chief Acquisition Officer, Performance Improvement Officer and Senior Sustainability Official.

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CUMMISKEY DEPARTS DHS AFTER NEARLY SIX YEAR RUN

DHS Acting Under Secretary for Management Chris Cummiskey recently ended a nearly six year run in senior leadership at the US Department of Homeland Security. Most recently, Cummiskey served for over a year as the number three in the department and as the DHS Chief Acquisition Officer. During his tenure, he is credited with strengthening DHS cybersecurity efforts, modernizing enterprise IT and enhancing acquisition oversight. Prior to joining DHS, Cummiskey served as the Arizona State CIO and as an Arizona State Senator for 18 years.


 

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