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DHS takes new tack on security

The Homeland Security Department is starting a new effort to look at information security needs across business lines, said Steve Cooper, chief information officer at the department. The department already has two separate groups working on infrastructure security and applications security issues. But Cooper said officials are now forming task forces that stretch across each of the department’s directorates — Border and Transportation Security, Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Science and Technology, and Management. The task forces will look at the different business processes that are common across all of the directorates and that that need to be secured, Cooper said, speaking April 1 at the Secure E-Business Summit in Crystal City, Va. Full Story

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