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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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There's not much to see on the operations calendar, which indicates a number of typical daily meetings. However, what the calendar doesn't show is that mid-week, Cyber Storm III, a major cyber exercise, was slated to start. This year's Cyber Storm exercise was organized to test the forthcoming National Cyber Incident Response Plan.

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