Camille Stewart Gloster, a former Google executive, will take on a key role in the White House cybersecurity office. All the details (and his resume)
The Office of the National Cyber Director of the White House, the government agency that advises the president of the United States on cybersecurity issues, has appointed Camille Stewart Gloster as deputy national director for cyber affairs. The woman – a former Google executive – will deal specifically with cybersecurity training programs for American workers and the protection of supply chains. The Office of the National Cyber Director was established just a year ago. It counts at the moment – reports Axios – about fifty people but it is expanding, as evidenced by the hiring of Stewart Gloster. THE APPEAL OF CHRIS INGLIS (EX-NSA) Last week the agency's director, Chris Inglis (former deputy director of the NSA, the National Security Agency), spoke of the need to develop a national strategy for training workers in cybersecurity. It's a task that will likely be up to Stewart Gloster, writes Axios. His tenure as head of technology and ecosystem safety will begin on August 1. STEWART GLOSTER'S RESUME As of April 2021, Camille Stewart Gloster was Google's global head of product security strategy. In the same company he had previously held (since January 2019) the position of head of security policies for Google Play and Android. He also worked for the U.S. government, as a senior adviser to the Department of Homeland Security in the last years of Barack Obama's administration, from 2015 to 2017 (Joe Biden was vice president at the time). From January 2017 to December 2018 Stewart Gloster was manager for the consulting firm Deloitte, dealing with cyber risk. From 2011 to 2015 he worked for Cyveillance, a company that offers online social network monitoring and brand protection services. Since August 2020 he has been a Cyber Fellow at Harvard University. Stewart Gloster is known in the environment of cybersecurity experts and enthusiasts for the #ShareTheMicInCyber initiative, which aims to gather opinions and opinions from the cybersecurity industry on social networks.