DHS Secretary Kelly: 'No more muskets; federal cybersecurity needs heavy artillery'

Federal Times: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly (ret.) gave a sweeping speech on Tuesday covering broad DHS initiatives, ranging from the prevention of domestic terrorism and international human smuggling to the security of physical borders and digital cyberspace.

Kelly surveyed a long list of threats to the U.S. homeland, which included the usual suspects but also some less frequently observed, including the “plodding pace of bureaucracy” and the danger of “going it alone” on cybersecurity.

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