GAO Says DHS Should Conduct New Cyber Security Assessment

GAO report critical of DHS network/data security, but agencies disagree on plan to increase security

To remedy the perceived shortcoming, the committee called for an additional $90 million each year for civilian cybersecurity efforts. In addition to those extra dollars, DHS and the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency should seek more funding to support private-sector research efforts, the PITAC report states.