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Feds Move to Secure Net

The White House and the new Department of Homeland Security have begun in earnest the process of implementing the plan to secure the nation’s critical networks—starting with extensive changes in the federal security infrastructure. The most significant move is the development of a private, compartmentalized network that will be used by federal agencies and private-sector experts to share information during large-scale security events, government officials said at the National Information Assurance Leadership conference here last week. The system is part of the newly created Cyber Warning Information Network, a group of organizations including the National Infrastructure Protection Center, the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office and others that have some responsibility for the security of federal systems. The private-sector Information Sharing and Analysis Centers will also be included. Full Story

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