Feds Need Help Defending Internet, Says Chertoff

(Computerworld) Cyberattacks directed against critical infrastructure targets pose one of the greatest threats to national security in the post-9/11 era, [Homeland Security Secretary] Michael Chertoff said Tuesday, reports Computerworld. And according to Chertoff, the responsibility for defending systems and networks against online threats rests as much with the private sector as it does with the federal government.… the government’s Cyber Initiative called on multiple agencies, including the National Security Agency, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and the White House Office of Management and Budget, to work together to improve the security of federal systems. [View article]

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