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New Security & Emergency Management Office Formed

MIT has formed a new Security & Emergency Management Office, effective this month with the start of the new fiscal year. With a staff of three, the office will coordinate campus security policies as well as provide assistance with security questions and advice on installing security systems.

The security office is located in N52 and consists of David M. Barber, emergency response specialist and MIT's well-known remover of hacks; Thomas W. Komola, a former campus police project manager; and Daniel L. Michaud, the former manager of the MIT Card Office. Michauad will continue to administer several of the campus security systems formerly under the control of the Card Office.

The security office reports to John DiFava, the director of security and chief of Campus Police. Its e-mail address is

—John A. Hawkinson