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White House reportedly nixes cybersecurity coordinator position

The White House has reportedly decided not to fill the cybersecurity coordinator position recently vacated by Robert Joyce, with an official saying in an internal memo to National Security Council staff that elimination of the role was part of a streamlining plan.

The White House did not respond to questions on the move, first reported by Politico, which quoted from the internal memo.

The functions of the cyber coordinator apparently are being absorbed by the National Security Council staff...

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