Howard Schmidt - CSO at eBay - returns to government

Thursday, 7 October 2004, 9:24 AM EST

Howard Schmidt, a highly regarded technology executive who was former special adviser to President Bush for cybersecurity, is returning to work with the Homeland Security Department on efforts to protect the nation's computer networks.

Schmidt, the chief security officer for eBay Inc., will be named chairman of the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team, an organization jointly run by the Homeland Security Department and private technology groups, including Carnegie Mellon University. He will work with the technology industry on U.S. cybersecurity policies.

By Ted Bridis at SecurityFocus.

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