DHS Cyber Defense Fails to Detect 94 Percent of Hacks | $6 Billion Spent, Feel Safe

‘According to a sanitized version of a secret federal audit, the firewalls operated by the Department of Homeland Security, meant to detect and prevent nation-state attacks, are completely ineffective. The audit found the federal government’s primary perimeter defense system, known as EINSTEIN, depends only on known patterns of attack (signature detection) to spot suspicious traffic and fails to detect 94 percent of commonly known vulnerabilities — or even check web traffic for malicious content.’

Audit: DHS Cyber Defense Fails to Detect 94 Percent of Hacks | LifeZette

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