Treasury designates new security official

Treasury designates new security official

The Treasury Department has named Tim Hurr as its chief information security officer, a new position to oversee both security compliance and operational security across the department. He started the job in the Office of the CIO on Jan. 12.

Before coming to Treasury in 2003, Hurr worked 14 years at AT&T Corp.'s Business Services and Labs division in several senior management and technical positions. Among them, he was responsible for financial planning, security architecture design and implementation, and software and system development lifecycle management.

While with AT&T, Hurr worked on the General Services Administration's Access Certificates for Electronic Services project, a public-key infrastructure and authentication effort.

Hurr has a bachelor's degree in finance from Virginia Tech and a master's degree in information systems from George Mason University. He also is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

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Mary Mosquera is a reporter for Federal Computer Week.

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