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Cyber Czar Has Tended Her Resignation

squiggly12 (1298191) writes | more than 5 years ago

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squiggly12 (1298191) writes "The acting "cyber czar" has tendered her resignation due to personal reasons. Should we appoint another one?

The White House's acting cybersecurity czar announced her resignation Monday, in a setback to the Obama administration's efforts to better protect the computer networks critical to national security and the global economy.

Ms. Hathaway had initially been considered a leading contender to fill the cyber post permanently. She lost favor with the president's economic team after she said it should consider options for regulating some private-sector entities to ensure they secure their networks, said cybersecurity specialists familiar with the discussions. Being a holdover from the Bush administration didn't help either, they said.

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