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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 new director of DHS' National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center joined from a task force that looked at threats to critical infrastructure like the communications and power grids. One of his recent tasks there was to analyze the sophisticated Stuxnet worm that attacked industrial control systems worldwide.

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