DHS faces uphill battle on cybersecurity, officials say

Ten years after nearly two dozen federal agencies were gathered together to create the Department of Homeland Security, the agency has yet to adequately define and implement a plan for dealing with cyberthreats against U.S. infrastructure, officials say. According to defense experts and former DHS officials testifying before a Senate panel on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, while the agency has responded to nearly 200,000 cyber incidents in the past year, it is no closer to a unified strategy for neutralizing the threat.

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