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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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Another Einstein graphic breaks down traffic volume across federal government networks by protocol, such as TCP/IP traffic or UDP traffic. Deviations from the usual pattern might indicate anomalous activity on the networks and warrant deeper consideration. More detailed info on attacks might show up on these screens on a day-to-day basis.

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