DHS Proposes New Agency to Address Critical Infrastructure/Cybersecurity Threats

The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new operational agency to secure US power grid and utilities. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson stated “We need an agency for cybersecurity that directly aligns the cybersecurity function with the critical infrastructure function,” he told senators. “So that’s what this concept is designed to do, a more streamlined effort to align cyber with the critical infrastructure.” Link to complete article