IT lobbyist named as federal cybersecurity chief

Wednesday, 20 September 2006, 1:07 AM EST

The Bush administration tapped an IT industry lobbyist to fill the top cybersecurity post in the federal government, a position that's been vacant since its creation more than a year ago.

Gregory Garcia will be assistant secretary for cybersecurity and telecommunications within the Department of Homeland Security, and will report to Under Secretary for Preparedness George Foresman.

At InformationWeek.

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