President Obama has made it a top priority to assemble a White House-based team to fight Internet-based crime and defend the country against cyber attack, but first he has to find a person willing and able to lead the effort. Yesterday the interim cyber czar, Melissa Hathway, resigned, saying she’s frustrated over the administration’s delay in filling the post. Siobhan Gorman, intelligence correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, says some of the president’s advisers had apparently turned against Hathaway.
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