US criticised over cyber-security

Monday, 26 July 2004, 10:47 AM EST

Efforts by the US authorities to counter cyber-crime and terrorism have been criticised in an official report.

It said the Department of Homeland Security's cyber-strategy suffered from poor coordination and communication, as well as an inability to set priorities.

The internal report warned that the US "still faces a number of challenges to address long-term cyber-threats and vulnerabilities."

It described cyber-terrorism as as one of the US's top five security threats.

At the BBC.

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