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William New

Defense

Publicized intelligence briefing riles Homeland Security officials

Rep. Christopher Smith, R-N.J., publicly announced an upcoming classified meeting to talk about security grant allocations.

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Ex-cybersecurity chief calls on feds to step up efforts

"The government doesn't know what its IT assets are," says Amit Yoran.

Tech

Feds urged to set electronic voting standards

"We have all kinds of evidence of machines misbehaving," says e-voting expert.

Tech

Agencies in race to smash supercomputing records

Efforts sponsored by NASA and the Energy Department have set new supercomputing standards in the past two weeks.

Tech

Ridge statement sows confusion on cybersecurity chief

He said the position would be elevated to the assistant secretary level, but officials now say details haven't been worked out yet.

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Official's departure revives push for promoting DHS cyber chief

New proposal would elevate the position from director to assistant secretary.

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Some in tech industry critical of Bush administration's cybersecurity efforts

An effort within the Homeland Security Department to lift the cybersecurity directorship to a deputy assistant secretary level went nowhere, according to government and industry sources.