According to an internal report, the federal agency in charge of securing the government’s computer systems is unable to monitor the networks or analyze threats in real time, and it lacks the authority and staff it needs to do its job, reports the Associated Press. The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team must share information about threats and trends more quickly and in greater detail with other federal departments so they can better protect themselves, the audit said. Issued June 16 by the Homeland Security Department's inspector general, the report lays out criticism that long has been aired by U.S. officials...

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