Q&A with homeland security's Amit Yoran

Tuesday, 17 February 2004, 2:01 PM EST

Amit Yoran is the director of the National Cyber Security division of the Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection office at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Before his appointment last September, he was VP for managed security services at Internet security vendor Symantec Corp. Yoran also was founder and president and CEO of the managed security services firm Riptech Inc., which was acquired by Symantec in 2002. Yoran also was the director of the vulnerability-assessment program within the Computer Emergency Response Team at the Department of Defense and the network security manager, responsible for maintaining operations of the Pentagon's network. He has a bachelor's degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a master's from George Washington University.

By George V. Hulme and Stephanie Stahl at Security Pipeline.

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