Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Tech's Christmas Wish

Washington, D.C. - Way back in July, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced the creation of a new underling: assistant secretary for Cyber and Telecommunications Security. Tech industry reps are now eagerly awaiting the (supposedly imminent) appointment of a living, breathing person to fill that crucial job.

“Whether that person’s name is about to pop or whether the champagne is going to be kept on ice for a few more weeks, I don’t know,” says Harris Miller, president of the Information Technology Association of America, an organization representing the likes of Accenture, IBM, Electronic Data Systems and Symantec among others.

Full story at Forbes.com