Is Cyberspace Getting Safer?
Federal agency issues one-year cybersecurity report card and describes goals for security efforts. The cybersecurity branch of the federal Homeland Security Department is taking stock not quite a year after its inception, pointing to some education programs and urging more partnerships with private industry. This year, the National Cyber Security Division plans to expand its recently launched National Cyber Alert System and enlist help from industry in achieving its goals. These include expanding its Web site to boost public awareness of security issues and determining how to guard against cyberattacks on the nation’s digital infrastructure. Full Story