Cyber-Security Is Underplayed, Industry Says

    Date04 Jul 2002
    CategoryGovernment
    2461
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Among the more contentious questions to arise from President Bush's proposal last month for a Department of Homeland Security is one it did not explicitly address: How should the government deal with threats in cyberspace? Bush proposed merging various agencies, scattered . . . Among the more contentious questions to arise from President Bush's proposal last month for a Department of Homeland Security is one it did not explicitly address: How should the government deal with threats in cyberspace? Bush proposed merging various agencies, scattered around the government, that oversee different aspects of computer security. But the fact that the White House's draft bill doesn't mention "cyber-security" or its variations set off furious lobbying on Capitol Hill.
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