Privacy officer leaves Department of Homeland Security

Nuala O'Connor Kelly, the first privacy officer for the Department of

Homeland Security, stepped down Friday as she announced plans to become

General Electric's Washington-based chief privacy leader and senior

counsel in early to October. Check out this story for more information.

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