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Dodd and Hagel Lead a Bipartisan Push for Transportation Infrastructure Funding

The concept and strategy of transportation infrastructure continues to gain momentum, as evidenced by a recent hearing held by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs which focused on legislation that would establish an infrastructure bank that would be charged with “evaluating and financing capacity-building infrastructure projects of substantial regional and national significance.”

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Military Networks Increasingly Are Under Attack

The top U.S. commander in charge of cyberspace said that American military networks are coming under increasing attack from hackers seeking to steal classified information, and that many of the incidents appear linked to China.

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US Reports Say Rising Sea Levels Threaten Infrastructure

A rise in sea levels and other changes fueled by global warming threaten roads, rail lines, ports, airports and other important infrastructure in the United States, according to new US government reports, and policy makers and planners should be acting now to avoid or mitigate their effects.

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Bush’s Double-Edged CyberSecurity Plan

Since January, the Bush administration has committed to spending billions to keep the government's computer networks safe from cyberspies and other malicious hackers. But to keep digital intruders away from sensitive government information, some worry the government will have to do some spying of its own--on the U.S. private sector.

 

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DHS: US Health Care Records are the Target of Foreign Hackers

Mark Walker of DHS Critical Infrastructure Protection Division recently told a National Institute of Standards and Technology workshop that the hackers' primary motive seems to be espionage. For example, any health problems among the nation's leaders would be of interest to potential enemies, he said.

 

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