Another computer security official quits

Wednesday, 12 January 2005, 10:39 AM EST

The Homeland Security Department official in charge of protecting the nation's physical and computer infrastructure is stepping down at the end of the month in the latest in a string of departures at the department's struggling cyber-security division.

The announcement by Robert P. Liscouski, the department's assistant secretary for infrastructure protection, comes as technology executives and experts increasingly say that the Bush administration is giving short shrift to computer security.

By Brian Krebs and Jonathan Krim at Info World.

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