Threat Matrix: Episode 9 — DHS wants to mimic biological defenses in network security

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Threat Matrix brings you weekly insight into the latest news and trends impacting the cyber and national security communities.

This week, Dan Verton takes a look at the Department of Homeland Security’s evolving vision for automated network defenses for protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure.

It’s a hard science problem, according to Phyllis Schneck, DHS’ newly appointed deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity. But it’s one the human body has already figured out. Can DHS take a play out of nature’s playbook for network defense?

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Archives, critical application resilience, Critical Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Departments, FedScoop Radio, John Streufert, network resilience, Phyllis Schneck, Tech, threat matrix
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