To stop cyber bad guys, DHS realigns, expands its team of good guys

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There are two kinds of hackers trying to penetrate federal networks. The bad guys who are responsible for a majority of the more than 33,000 incidents agencies face each year, and then there are the White Hat hackers from the Homeland Security Department. They are doing the dirty work to make federal networks more secure. Rob Karas is the director of the National Cybersecurity Assessments and Technical Services team or N-CATS in the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. Don Benack is the Cybersecurity Assurance Program Manager for N-CATS. They tell Executive Editor Jason Miller on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about how the office is helping agencies find the weak spots in their networks.

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