us: Homeland Security to detail IT attacks

Officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will hold a hearing on Capitol Hill on June 20 to discuss the findings of an investigation into the agency’s own problems in battling electronic attacks and IT systems intrusions. In a hearing labeled “Hacking the Homeland: Investigating Cyber-security Vulnerabilities at the Department of Homeland Security,” officials including DHS chief information officer Scott Charbo and Gregory Wilshusen, director of information security issues at the Government Accountability Office are scheduled to detail their findings in response to requests from Congress to test the agency’s IT security defenses.

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