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Schönbohm ousted as German cybersecurity chief amid Russia ties

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Schönbohm ousted as German cybersecurity chief amid Russia ties

October 18, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

BERLIN – On Tuesday this week the German government made the announcement that effective immediately Arne Schönbohm, the president of the Federal Office for Information Security, will step away from his duties pending a formal investigation. The removal stems from a controversy revealed by a German satire show (ZDF Magazine Royale) that revealed Schönbohm maintains contacts with the Russian intelligence community via the Cyber Security Council Germany, an organization that Schönbohm...

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