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    Place your bets: Is cyber czar announcement really near?

    The announcement of cyber coordinator may be near. At least that’s what a source tells Federal Times. And it’s a toss-up between two contenders “” ISF President Howard Schmidt and former Assistant Defense Secretary Frank Kramer. The source goes on to say the announcement may come around Thanksgiving “”  effectively ending speculation that’s persisted since […] More

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    Calls Increase for Cyber Coordinator

    TechAmerica has joined in calling on the Obama administration to quickly appoint someone to the position of cyber coordinator. The calls for someone to be appointed to the position have increased in the past month, with members of Congress joining the fray. Phil Bond, the president of TechAmerica wrote an open letter to President Obama […] More

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    Melissa Hathaway: All is not lost on the cybersecurity front

    Three months after President Obama promised “” and has yet to deliver on his word “” to appoint a cybersecurity czar, all is not lost on the cyber front. That was Melissa Hathaway’s takeaway in her first public speaking engagement since resigning as Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace on National Security Council and Homeland Security […] More

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    President Nearing End of Search for Cybersecurity Coordinator

    It is estimated that President Obama will announce the appointee to the cybersecurity coordinator position within the next two weeks. A source disclosed that the current front-runner for the position is Frank Kramer who served as assistant defense secretary under the Clinton Administration, although the source wished to remain anonymous at this time. Aneesh Chopra, […] More

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