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Congress goes after the Keystone Cops!
Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 21 June 2007 11:49
Congress grills DHS CIO over repeated security breaches
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By Nate Anderson | Published: June 21, 2007 - 11:29AM CT

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security faced Congressional grilling yesterday over the (lack of) security on DHS computer networks. The department charged with safeguarding America's borders, ports, and airlines itself suffered 844 known attacks or security breaches in 2005 and 2006.
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It's not news that the Department has security problems. The Transportation Security Administration, the branch of the DHS which handles airport security, just recently suffered a high-profile data breach when a hard drive containing TSA personnel information (including the names of past federal air marshals) went missing, and DHS employees admitted to Congress that this was Kind Of A Big Deal™.... Discussion in the Forums.
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