Son of Israelis Appointed U.S. Cybersecurity Director

(Globes) Ran Dagoni - An American of Israeli origin, Amit Yoran, has been appointed director of the Department of Homeland Security National Cyber Security Division, where he will be responsible for protecting federal computer systems from viruses, terrorists, and hackers. A West Point graduate, Yoran was born in the U.S. to Israeli emigrants who arrived in the 1960s. Yoran was formerly director of the CERT Coordination Center, responsible for monitoring threats to Pentagon computer and communications networks.

2003-09-19 00:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive