Buttigieg’s CISO resigns, leaving no known cybersecurity chiefs among the 2020 candidates

TechCrunch | 1/15/2020 | Staff
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Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has lost his campaign’s chief information security officer, who cited “differences” with the campaign over its security practices.

Mick Baccio, who served under the former South Bend mayor’s campaign for the White House, left his position earlier this month.

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The Wall Street Journal first reported the news. TechCrunch also confirmed Baccio’s resignation, who left less than a year after joining the Buttigieg campaign. It remains unclear exactly what specific issues Baccio had with the campaign’s cybersecurity program.

“We thank him for the work he did to protect our campaign against attacks,” said Buttigieg spokesperson Chris Meagher. The spokesperson said that the campaign had retained a new security firm, but would not say which company.

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