House subcommittee hearing to examine cybersecurity lapses at DHS

Tuesday, 19 June 2007, 12:00 AM EST

A House committee wants changes in the Homeland Security Department’s data security efforts in response to 844 so-called cybersecurity incidents in fiscal 2005 and 2006.

The House Homeland Security subcommittee on emerging threats and cybersecurity is holding a hearing Wednesday “to identify failures of the [department] … to secure its own information networks,” according to committee background materials.

At Federal Times.

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