McDonald to oversee FTS's information assurance programs

McDonald to oversee FTS's information assurance programs

By Julie Britt

GCN Staff

DEC 13'The General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service has named Sallie McDonald assistant commissioner of its Office of Information Assurance and Critical Infrastructure Protection.

McDonald will oversee the Federal Computer Incident Response Capability's governmentwide activities, officials announced. She will also work with the Federal Public Key Infrastructure Steering Committee and monitor Presidential Decision Directive 63 initiatives.

The GSA veteran has worked with the administration for 23 years and has been with the information assurance office for three years. She led Safeguard, Access Certificates for Electronic Signatures and Critical Infrastructure Protection activities, and was instrumental in establishing and operating the Y2K Information Coordination Center for the President's Council on the Year 2000 Conversion, GSA officials said.

McDonald attended the University of Miami and received a master's degree in public administration from American University.

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