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Flyzik to lead ITAA homeland group

Jim Flyzik, a consultant and former senior adviser to Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, has been named chairman of the Information Technology Association of America’s Homeland Security Task Group. Flyzik, a partner at the consulting firm Guerra, Kiviat & Flyzik, said the task group will become critically important as the new Homeland Security Department develops. “We need to align ourselves with the priorities of the new department,” he said. “It’s got to be the goal of all us to make sure the department’s a success. The mission is to save lives.” Flyzik’s first priorities will be to examine the relationships among industry and different levels of government, he said. “How can we begin to look at industry from the point of view of state, local and federal cooperation? It might require some new models for industry to work with Ridge and his team.” Full Story

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