DHS issues network, computer protection plan

The Homeland Security Department has published its latest plan for protecting networks and computers.

The “Blueprint for a Secure Cyber Future” includes ideas for hardening critical networks and prosecuting cyber crime. It also aims to train the nation’s cybersecurity workforce.

Secretary Janet Napolitano says DHS worked with people both inside and outside of government to come up with the plan.

Online Chat: Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS, on March 28.

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.

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