The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new priority goal action plan for the agency on Tuesday. The main goal of the action plan is to increase dissemination of cyber threats and vulnerabilities in near-real time by strengthening Federal network defense. With a goal date of September 30, 2019, DHS would like to have Federal agencies mitigate 90 percent of significant threats and vulnerabilities through more efficient means of scanning their networks. In the action plan, DHS urges other agencies to work in collaboration with their department to secure network computers. DHS also intends to continue working with senior agency leadership, as well as IT and security experts throughout the action plan.

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Jordan Smith is a MeriTalk Senior Technology Reporter covering the intersection of government and technology.