DHS launches cybersecurity monitoring project

Monday, 6 October 2003, 4:19 PM EST

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity division is spearheading an aggressive new project to create a real-time cybersituation-awareness system, a senior DHS official said this week.

The aim of the system is to provide a nationwide capability to conduct instant analysis of security incident data for signs of coordinated attacks or major virus and worm outbreaks.

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