New Homeland Security Center to Guard Against Cyberattacks


Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the growing cyber threat cannot be underestimated and government and the public must work together to battle it.

Nielsen spoke at a cybersecurity summit Tuesday. She announced the creation of the National Risk Management Center at the department. It’s aimed at guarding energy companies, banks and other industries against cyberattacks. The center will be a collaborative effort between private businesses and government on how to identify potential threats and guard against them.

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