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Energy's unclassified networks still open to cyberattack

September 19, 2008 Inspector general reports that while progress has been made, systems remain vulnerable.

Lawmakers worry stopgap funding would hinder security programs

September 18, 2008 Homeland Security official calls continuing resolutions "extremely distracting" for any agency, says level funding would stunt the department's growth.

Watchdog agency cites flaws in DHS cybersecurity program

September 17, 2008 More energy should go into predicting and preventing future attacks, GAO says.

Panel says DHS should not oversee cybersecurity

September 16, 2008 Nonpartisan commission recommends White House take the lead on protecting federal computer networks.

Homeland Security to direct cybersecurity initiative

September 15, 2008 Defense and intelligence agencies will support the governmentwide effort.

Cybersecurity is crucial to protecting nation's water supply, official says

September 15, 2008 The computer systems that control a region's utilities run on common technology platforms and are vulnerable to hackers.

Measure would require agencies to appoint chief information security officers

September 12, 2008 Lawmakers unveil bill to strengthen requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act.

Power grid vulnerable to cyberattacks, committee told

September 11, 2008 House Energy and Commerce subcommittee planning legislation to provide Federal Energy Regulatory Commission with additional authority to protect grid.

Security holes: Not enough money or not spending wisely?

September 4, 2008 Agency systems are wide open. Cyber attacks are growing more sophisticated. Is it a problem of not enough money or not spending wisely?

Latest cybersecurity threat lies in trusted software and hardware

August 25, 2008 Justice e-mail is indicative of a larger threat agencies face called supply-chain attacks.