Va. Executive Yoran Named Government Cybersecurity Chief (TechNews.com): "By John Mintz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, September 16, 2003; Page E05
The Bush administration announced yesterday that a well-regarded cybersecurity executive from Virginia will become the government's top computer security official, with responsibility for protecting networks from computer worms, viruses, hackers and terrorists.
The selection yesterday of Amit Yoran as cybersecurity chief in the Department of Homeland Security follows months of complaints from private technology executives that the Bush administration had failed to focus adequate attention on safeguarding computer networks."