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There’s a bureaucratic wrestling match going on over which piece of the federal government will get to handle cybersecurity.
Here’s the gist, gleaned from Wired and Forbes‘ coverage: On one side of the ring, there’s the National Security Agency, which is known for its extreme secrecy and its program to wiretap phone conversations of Americans.
On the other, there’s the Department of Homeland Security, which now manages computer security. The head of the department’s computer security branch resigned last week, complaining that the NSA is trying to steal control of the program.