DOE seeks new approach to cybersecurity

Government Computer News

Reactive approaches to information security have not kept pace with the rapidly evolving information technology environment, and a panel of experts examining the state of security at the Energy Department has recommended a fundamentally different approach. The traditional layered wall-and-moat approach to physical security is not well suited to complex information systems whose development and use are unpredictable, the panel concluded in its report, "A Scientific Research and Development Approach to Cyber Security."

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