DHS, DOD form 'steering' group to guide joint operations in protecting privately owned infrastructure

By Rick Weber / November 15, 2018 at 11:54 AM
The Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security have established a “steering group” to guide joint operations by military and civilian personnel in protecting privately owned critical infrastructure, including financial services and power plants, from cyber attacks. The new group and the combined operations were outlined in testimony by DOD and DHS officials at a joint hearing by House Armed Services and Homeland Security subcommittees on Wednesday. “Yesterday, I joined my DHS and Joint Staff colleagues to sign the...

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