Officials: lack of trust undermines security

Tuesday, 14 May 2002, 10:09 AM EST

The private sector manages more than 85 percent of the nation's critical infrastructure and must therefore collaborate with the government to protect those resources, officials said at a Senate hearing.

Such collaboration requires an environment conducive to companies voluntarily sharing vital information and a cultural change on both sides that will take time, said government and industry leaders speaking at a May 8 Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hearing. If this doesn't change, numerous gaps in homeland security will remain open to attack.

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