FDA names IT security officer for drug research office

FDA names IT security officer for drug research office

The Food and Drug Administration has named Maureen Moore as information systems security officer at the agency's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, which evaluates new drugs and regulates the manufacture and advertising of prescription and over-the-counter medications.

Moore's position is effective Aug. 22. Most recently, Moore worked as a contractor team leader with Decisions Systems Technologies Inc., now known as STG, of Reston, Va., managing the FDA contractor security team.

She has supported FDA's information security program by writing policy and procedures and incident response plans and assisting with gathering forensic evidence in security policy abuse investigations. In 2001, Moore, who served in the Air Force for 11 years, became a Certified Information Systems Security Professional through the International Information Systems Security Consortium Inc.

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Mary Mosquera is a reporter for Federal Computer Week.

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