Aerospace company Spirit AeroSystems says that Steve Cambone, a cybersecurity expert and educator, has joined its board of directors.

Cambone currently serves as an associate vice chancellor for research for the Texas A&M University System, and ran his own consulting company and held a variety of positions with QinetiQ North America. Cambone also served in the Department of Defense from 2001 – 2006 in a variety of roles, including as the Pentagon's first undersecretary of defense for intelligence.

‘Steve brings world-class knowledge of cybersecurity in the context of private sector and government, which are both key to Spirit's strategy to grow and diversify the company,’ said Spirit AeroSystems chairman of the board Bob Johnson.  

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