Cyber security’s Cassandra syndrome

Friday, 10 December 2004, 7:56 AM EST

The big news surrounding the passage of the Intelligence Reform Act this week was the creation of a new, top-level intelligence director position, which will oversee all aspects of intelligence gathering and dissemination in the U.S. government.

But the technology community was calling foul at the elimination of another proposed high-level post. During last minute, "mercurial" conference sessions, a provision that would have created an assistant secretary of cyber security within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was eliminated.

By Eric Hellweg at Technology Review.

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