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Shutdown affects new DHS cyber agency; key cyber collaborations seen as unhurt

By Charlie Mitchell Mariam Baksh / December 31, 2018

Some key Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity efforts -- including at the new DHS cyber agency -- are on hold amid the ongoing government shutdown, while industry sources say they remain optimistic that no lasting damage has been done to government-industry collaborative efforts on botnets and supply chains.

The federal government's top-priority civilian cybersecurity initiatives are in the hands of departments affected by the funding impasse between the White House and Congress, including DHS and the Commerce Department.

At DHS,...

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