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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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Vickers is director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), which provides cyber defense and response to government agencies and industry partners. It also provides government and industry with cyber alerts and security tips. He joins with other DHS senior officials every morning at 8 a.m. for a brief on the latest threats.

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