CyberCom commander calls for government protection of critical infrastructure – Homeland Security Newswire

General Keith Alexander, the head of the U.S. Cyber Command, is calling for the creation and implementation of a government strategy to protect critical infrastructure in the United States from cyber attacks.

In remarks delivered before an audience of security professionals at the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference in Washington, D.C. yesterday (Tuesday), General Alexander emphasized the importance of securing critical infrastructure like the stock market, the electrical grid, and power plants against cyber attacks.