How to protect your agency from cyber attacks

Friday - 3/25/2011, 5:09pm EDT

Greg Wilshusen, director of information security issues, GAO

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More and more, hackers are targeting your computer systems.

The Department of Homeland Security says cyber attacks against the federal government jumped by 40 percent last year.

The Government Accountability Office is also among the agencies that are sounding a warning call.

GAO was on the hill last week telling Congress about the latest threats to federal computers and critical infrastructure.

Greg Wilshusen is that agency's director of information security issues.

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