Call for Homeland Security Cybersecurity Improvements
Wednesday, July 20, 2005 - :42 AM
Topic: 6DEPLOY
Posted by: Jordi

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security needs to develop a recovery plan for widespread attack on the Internet, and it needs stable leadership in cybersecurity, a government investigator told a U.S. Senate subcommittee today.

While DHS can track Internet threats, it doesn't have an Internet recovery plan or a national cybersecurity threat assessment, David Powner, director of IT management in U.S. Government Accountability Office, told a subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. DHS is making progress but more work needs to be done, he said.

Complete info at PCWorld and ComputerWorld.

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