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Inside DHS' Classified Cyber Coordination Headquarters

The Department of Homeland Security recently brought its classified National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center down to an unclassified level for one day only, and InformationWeek Government was there to take photos. The facility looks and functions like a state-of-the-art network operations center and much more. The NCCIC, as it's called, is the locus of DHS-led inter-agency cybersecurity work in the federal government. That includes providing an integrated response to cyber th
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The NCCIC's operations center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by an average of 20 analysts who track the health of government networks and analyze the latest cyber threats across the Internet. Partners from industry and other agencies work alongside DHS analysts, the ops center walls display live data and television news.

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