Mike, not Mitch

February 12, 2009

Obama orders 60-day cybersecurity review

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Monday ordered an immediate 60-day review of federal cyber security efforts and named Melissa Hathaway, a top U.S. intelligence official, to oversee the effort, according to a White House statement.

Hathaway, who served as a top cyber security adviser to Mitch McConnell, the former director of national intelligence, will conduct the review for the White House National Security and Homeland Security Councils.

MITCH McConnell is Senate Minority Leader; MIKE McConnell is the former director of national intelligence.


Yes, we corrected that: GBU Editor

U.S. National Intelligence Director John Mike McConnell listens to a question at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on current and future worldwide threats to the national security of the U.S. on Capitol Hill in Washington February 27, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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