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'I'd say 11.'

'Bruce A. Brody, cybersecurity chief at the Veterans Affairs Department, when asked to rate VA's information security problems on a scale of 1 to 10 [Page 17]

'The unification concept is simple. Merge together redundant IT infrastructure or redundant organizations.'

'Mark Forman, associate director of OMB for IT and e-government, on his plan to eliminate duplicate systems [Page 13]

Thomas E. White

Arthur L. Money

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has designated Army Secretary Thomas E. White to be the department's executive agent for homeland security.

White, a retired Army brigadier general, became secretary May 31. In his new post, he will work with Tom Ridge, director of the newly created Office of Homeland Security, a cabinet-level post.

Pen-Shu Yeh, a group leader in the advanced applications, microelectronics and signal processing branch of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., was honored last month by Women in Aerospace, a nonprofit group in Washington.

Yeh invented data compression methods that improved the processing of images from the Hubble Space Telescope and from other missions.

Arthur L. Money, former assistant secretary of Defense for command, control, communications and intelligence, has joined Digital Data Development Corp. as a strategic adviser.

Money, who while at Defense was also the department's CIO, stepped down in April after three years as its systems chief. He previously held other posts within DOD, including assistant secretary of the Air Force for research development and acquisition.

The Las Vegas-based DDD develops advanced collusion detection technology, which can identify potentially fraudulent relationships within an organization.

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