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Topic - Howard Schmidt
President Obama on Wednesday briefly dropped by and addressed a meeting at which industry figures were being updated on U.S. cybersecurity efforts, acknowledging more progress was needed on the issue but blaming George W. Bush administration efforts as inadequate.
Mr. Schmidt, he said, touted a recent decision to change the way federal departments report progress on computer security.
"The president asked me how he could know we are doing better this year than last year," he quoted Mr. Schmidt as saying. "That's the way we can measure it."