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NIPC: Leadership, protocol are question marks in move

With the transfer of the National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to the new U.S. Department of Homeland Security days away, top positions remain vacant at the fledgling agency and questions linger about its ability to work with other agencies and respond to cyber attacks. The cutover will take place on March 1, when the four year-old NIPC becomes a part of the new Directorate for Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection (IAIP) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), according to Commander David Wray, a spokesman for the NIPC. Joining the NIPC in the IAIP will be groups from a number of other agencies, including the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office and the General Services Administration’s Federal Computer Incident Response Center (FedCIRC). Full Story

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