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Official's departure revives push for promoting DHS cyber chief

The abrupt departure last week of Amit Yoran as a top cybersecurity official appears to have breathed new life into congressional efforts to elevate the position within the Homeland Security Department. Within hours after news Friday that Yoran, director of the department’s national cybersecurity division, had quit with one day’s notice, staff from various congressional committees met to discuss the issue, government sources said. Earlier in the week, the issue had appeared finished for the year over seemingly insurmountable committee jurisdictional differences.Full Story

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