The community: Feds debate where cyber and security meet

Nuala O'Connor Kelly, chief privacy officer at DHS, talks about protecting personal data during her keynote.

Scott Hastings, CIO of the U.S. Visit program, outlines the security requirements for the DHS border system.

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Ken Triplin, left, and Dale Williams chat between sessions.

A who's who of government security officials turned out this month for GCN's Cybersecurity Conference at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington.

In her opening keynote address, Karen Evans, administrator for e-government and IT at the Office of Management and Budget, said the administration is studying whether certain federal IT security functions could be centrally managed.
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And what do feds think about a national identification card? The Homeland Security Department's chief privacy officer, Nuala O'Connor Kelly, told attendees she is 'not a fan.'

GCN's next IT conference, covering wireless and mobility issues in government, will take place June 7-8 in Washington. For more information, go to www.gcnconferences.com.
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