Charlie Armstrong, the chief information officer at Customs and Border Protection, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss his IT priorities as they relate to Federal News Radio’s exclusive survey of federal CIOs, cloud computing, mobile devices, securing networks and systems, and workforce and morale issues, among other topics.
Armstrong has been the Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Information and Technology and CIO for CBP since June 2008. He has more than 26 years in the IT community. As the CIO and assistant commissioner, Armstrong oversees software development, infrastructure services and support, tactical communications, the laboratory system and research and development functions, and IT modernization initiatives supporting CBP’s core business processes. Armstrong also leads CBP’s efforts as the Department of Homeland Security steward for network services.