Homeland cyber security efforts failing

Monday, 20 March 2006, 12:15 AM EST

The DHS has been criticized for its bureaucracy and changeover of leaders and staff. There was some hope in the security community that former Symantec executive Amit Yoran would be able to steer the department in the right direction when he filled the post of IT Security Czar in 2003. However, Yoran left the department a year later, and the post remains vacant.

At the E-Commerce Times.

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