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Purdy replaces Yoran at DHS

Oct 11, 20041 min
CareersCritical InfrastructureData and Information Security

Andy Purdy, former deputy cybersecurity director for the US Department of Homeland Security, has been named acting director in the wake of Amit Yoran’s abrupt resignation. According to The Washington Post, Purdy has previously served as vice chairman for the President’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Board and as a memver of the US Sentencing Commission.

For more on DHS’ approach to national cybersecurity issues, see CSO’s previous article The Interactive Nightmare.