US Govt. moving too slowly on cybersecurity

Wednesday, 9 April 2003, 11:28 PM EST

President Bush's former cybersecurity adviser came out swinging in testimony before Congress this week, saying that the Department of Homeland Security is moving too slowly to safeguard the nation's information infrastructure.

Richard A. Clarke, who left the White House in February, told lawmakers that Homeland Security has been sluggish in staffing the National Cyber Security Center, and needs to recruit top-notch security experts to put the center in gear.

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