US Senate bill sets guidelines for cybersecurity center

A new authorization bill would give the White House more oversight of the Homeland Security Department’s much-beleaguered cybersecurity efforts.The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Friday introduced its DHS authorization bill for fiscal years 2008 and 2009, which calls for the director of the National Cyber Security Center to be appointed by and, in some circumstances, to report directly to the president.

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