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Sealing up holes in disclosures

Today begins the first full week of a new vulnerability information exchange between critical infrastructure companies and the Department of Homeland Security. DHS assures companies that their disclosures won’t be made public, which had been a major stumbling block since the Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) program’s establishment by the Critical Infrastructure Information Act of 2002. “This Act provides for the establishment of a critical infrastructure information protection program that will exempt from disclosure to the general public any critical infrastructure information that the public may voluntarily provide to the department,” according to the PCII program Web site. “The PCII program is designed to encourage private industry to share confidential, proprietary and sensitive business information about critical infrastructure with the government [to pursue] a more secure homeland, focusing primarily on analyzing and securing critical infrastructure and protected systems; developing risk assessments and vulnerabilities; and assisting with recovery.” Full Story

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