Abdicating on a Cyber Security Czar?

2009-10-15T15:47:00
ID ABDICATING-CYBER-SECURITY-CZAR-101509/72325
Type threatpost
Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2013-04-17T16:39:42

Description

In May, President Obama completed his long-awaited “cyberspace policy review,” concluding that cyberspace is a strategic asset that must be safeguarded from attack as a national security priority.

The president promised to appoint a permanent “cyber czar” who would coordinate the work of federal agencies charged with protecting us. But since “acting cyber-security czar” Melissa Hathaway resigned in August, the post has been unfilled. Why? Read the full op-ed [LA Times/James D. Zirin]

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