DHS, DOJ plan cybercrime survey

Friday, 14 January 2005, 11:54 AM EST

In what they hope will become the premier measure of national cybercrime statistics, officials at the Homeland Security and Justice departments plan to survey 36,000 businesses this spring to examine the type and frequency of computer security incidents.

Officials from both departments said there are currently no surveys that do what they envision the Computer Security Survey will do annually: provide statistically relevant national data on cybercrime across all U.S. businesses, especially those in critical infrastructure sectors.

By Dibya Sarkar at FCW.

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