Homeland Security not so secure

Thursday, 21 June 2007, 4:00 AM EST

A Congressional subcommittee learned that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has experienced about 800 security breaches, many in the form of computer hacking. The DHS, an organization with hundreds of separate departments, possibly suffers from not having an overall plan to address security issues, according to Khalid Kark, senior analyst with Forrester Research.

At TechNewsWorld.

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