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At Cyber Storm V, professionals tested on preparedness, cybersecurity measures

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More than 1,100 cybersecurity professionals, including many from the healthcare sector, gathered in Washington on Tuesday for Cyber Storm V, a cybersecurity simulation that rigorously tests their ability to handle debilitating cyberattacks.

The biennial event, mandated by Congress and launched in 2006, builds upon earlier exercises and real world events. The Homeland Security Department runs the weeklong-event hosted by the U.S. Secret Service. Participants face simulated malware attacks and counter them, as a way to test and improve upon their preparedness.

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