You may have heard about President Obama's proposed new cyber security legislation. One part of this plan is to give the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) the job of protecting the civilian networks within federal government, in the same way that the Department of Defense (DOD) protects the military cyber infrastructure (DOD will also work closely with DHS in cyber security issues).
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The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General conducted two audits of electronic medical records and the results showed that security measures are seriously lacking.
On May 12, the White House formally presented Congress with cyber security legislation.
The Sony PlayStation breach has made a lot of people very angry. And rightly so. You put your trust in a company and it fails you by allowing your personal information to be stolen. Heck, I'd be furious with Sony, too.