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CNET News Daily Podcast: Behind DHS' failing grade on cybersecurity

A nonpartisan report slams the Department of Homeland Security's efforts to date and offers urgent recommendations for the incoming Obama administration.

A nonpartisan report on cybersecurity recommends that President-elect Barack Obama create an office in the White House focused on cyberspace which would be headed by an assistant to the president. But the report offers a worried look at the current state of the nation's cyberdefenses, describing the challenge as one of the most urgent national security problems facing the new administration. We check in with CNET News' Stephanie Condon to find out more.


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