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Hackers gaining ground as US attempts to secure its networks!
In this Sept. 24, 2010, file photo the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepares for the Cyber Storm III exercise at AP – In this Sept. 24, 2010, file photo the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) …
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press – Sun Dec 5, 5:24 am ET
WASHINGTON – It will take several more years for the government to fully install high-tech systems to block computer intrusions, a drawn-out timeline that enables criminals to become more adept at stealing sensitive data, experts say.
As the Department of Homeland Security moves methodically to pare down and secure the approximately 2,400 network connections used every day by millions of federal workers, experts suggest that technology already may be passing them by.