WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief of a Department of Homeland Security cyber organization tasked with protecting Internet infrastructure is stepping down, an agency official said Thursday.
Ann Barron-DiCamillo, director of U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or US-CERT, is leaving her post, the official said, though a specific timeline for her departure was not provided.
US-CERT, formed in 2003, is responsible for helping to detect, analyze and respond to cyber attacks.
Barron-DiCamillo has served in her role for over three years. News of her departure was first reported by Federal Computer Week.
Reporting by Dustin Volz; Editing by Alan Crosby
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