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Public, private sectors still far apart on protecting IT infrastructure

The Homeland Security Department and private industry continue to work separately, rather than closer together, on instituting measures to protect the nation’s cyber and telecommunications infrastructure, and part of the disconnect can be attributed to DHS’ failure to name an assistant secretary to take the lead on the issue. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information and International Security, scolded George Foresman, undersecretary for preparedness at DHS, for not making greater progress. Full Story

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