America’s critical infrastructure security response system is broken

The flap over the reported water utility hack in Illinois begs the question: Is the reporting system that the U.S. has set up to identify cyberattacks on critical infrastructure broken and in need of re-thinking?Since the year 2000, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has encouraged states and cities to establish so-called “Fusion Centers” to operate under local control and collect information from the likes of power companies and water utilities about incidents that might have national-security implications.To read this Network World report in full, see:

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