DHS cybersecurity conference underway

Wednesday - 8/10/2011, 10:39am EDT

The Department of Homeland Security's seventh annual conference on cybersecurity is underway.

The week-long event is hosted by US-CERT, which stands for the U.S Computer Emergency Readiness Team and includes sessions on cloud computing security, digital forensics and intrusion protection, The Hill reports.

One of the speakers is Lee Rock, the acting director of US-CERT, who took over the cybersecurity team after the sudden departure of Randy Vickers last month. Rock took over the cybersecurity team after the sudden departure of Randy Vickers last month. The conference ends Friday.

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