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Tech industry doubts about focus on cybersecurity linger

For some lobbyists, the fact that the Homeland Security Department chose to outline its new cybersecurity division’s place on the bureaucratic ladder on a Friday afternoon last week was not a coincidence. It signaled to them that cybersecurity issues are not the highest priority as the department’s leaders work to morph 22 agencies into a working organization. “They always seem to make their cyber announcements at the very last minute on Fridays, when no one is paying attention and members are out of town,” said one high-tech lobbyist, who noted that the final strategy on cybersecurity also was released on a Friday afternoon in February, with little notice to press or industry. The timing of the announcement comes after other developments on the cybersecurity front that have concerned such lobbyists. Full Story

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