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Lawmakers pleased by DHS responses so far on ‘Meltdown’ vulnerability

January 10, 2018 |
Charlie Mitchell
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Leaders of the House and Senate homeland security panels said the Department of Homeland Security has responded well to the newly revealed “Meltdown” and “Spectre” computer chip vulnerability, as DHS and other agencies begin the arduous process of patching systems across the federal government.

“DHS is increasing its value to the .gov space,” said Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX), an influential member of the House Homeland Security and Oversight and Government Reform committees that share jurisdiction over securing federal networks. “The...

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