Homeland Security Official Urges Cybersecurity Efforts

The White House is applying lessons from post-Sept. 11 information-sharing efforts to protect government and businesses from hackers, a top Obama administration national security official said. Attacks on businesses, such as the recent hacks of large banks and Sony Corp., have shown the need for federal officials to address private sector vulnerabilities -- and fast -- said Lisa Monaco, the assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism.