Continued Efforts are Needed to Protect Information Systems from Evolving Threats

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Full Title of Reference

Continued Efforts Are Needed to Protect Information Systems from Evolving Threats

Full Citation

Gregort C. Wilshusen and David A. Powner, Continued Efforts Are Needed to Protect Information Systems from Evolving Threats, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Statement for the Record, To the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate (Tuesday, November 17, 2009) . Web

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Categorization

Overview: Government Reports

Issues: Government Networks; Government Organization; Regulation/Liability; Security Targets

Key Words

Department of Homeland Security, National Cybersecurity Strategy, Computer Network Attack

Synopsis

This chapter asks the following questions: Are participants in the information and communication markets responding adequately to malware, or are improvements possible? Pointing to a variety of reports that show increases in malicious attack trends, one might conclude that markets are not responding adequately. The analysis revealed a more nuanced picture.

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