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Lawmakers: U.S., DOD still not taking cybersecurity seriously

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February 15, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via Stars and Stripes

The U.S. still is not well equipped to respond to cyberwarfare attacks and is not taking the threat seriously enough.

That is the blunt assessment of two key congressmen charged with overseeing the Defense Department’s efforts to protect U.S. computer systems, setting a tone likely to undergird cybersecurity discussions on Capitol Hill the rest of the year.

In Congress, the legislative calendar is under way picking up last year’s unfinished business of determining who in the federal government is in charge of the various cyberwarfare responsibilities.

Story here.