High-Tech Leader to Head U.S. Cyber-Defense Group

The Bush administration is planning to tap a Silicon Valley entrepreneur to head a new interagency group that will coordinate the government's efforts to protect its computer networks from organized cyberattacks. Sources in the government contracting community said the White House is expected to announce the selection of Rod A. Beckstrom as a top-level adviser to be based in the Department of Homeland Security.

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