Still no cybersecurity czar

Monday, 13 December 2004, 11:33 AM EST

Absent from a sweeping intelligence reform bill overwhelmingly approved by Congress last week was the creation of an assistant secretary for cybersecurity position within the Homeland Security Department.

Despite support from lawmakers, industry officials and others, members of the House and Senate stripped language from the bill at DHS officials' insistence, said Harris Miller, president of the Information Technology Association of America.

By Dibya Sarkar at FCW.

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