DHS Might Provide Cyber Services Directly To Industry Under New Strategy

NextGov: A new cybersecurity strategy due out within days from the White House envisions the Homeland Security Department providing cybersecurity services directly to critical infrastructure providers, such as hospitals, airports and energy companies.

The system, which Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen described as “security as a service,” would be a major step forward for the department, which, historically, has helped critical infrastructure mostly by sharing cyber threat information and helping them respond after a breach has already occurred.

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