Homeland Security CIO resigns after 3 months

Richard Staropoli, CIO of the Department of Homeland Security, has reportedly resigned after just three months in the position, reports FedScoop.

Mr. Staropoli had reported directly to John Kelly, former secretary of homeland security. News of Mr. Staropoli's resignation came days after Mr. Kelly's role as White House chief of staff went into effect July 31.

President Donald Trump appointed Mr. Staropoli to the CIO position May 1, according to the Homeland Security website.

Mr. Staropoli most recently served as managing director and chief information security officer of Fortress Investment Group, a New York City-based international hedge fund.

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