Friday, October 2, 2009
Homeland Security beefs up to combat cyber attacks
The plan would be a way for "recruiting the best people in the world," Napolitano last week told a Washington cyber-security forum. She said she will hire software analysts, developers and engineers to be employed by the Secret Service, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other agencies in her department.
More workers are needed due to the increasing number and complexity of cyber attacks, Philip Reitinger, deputy under secretary of the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the department, told a Senate panel earlier this month.