“The Homeland Security Department, the lead U.S. agency for fighting cyber threats, suffered more than 800 hacker break-ins, virus outbreaks and other computer security problems over two years, senior officials acknowledged to Congress.” 
Talk about getting a beating. Well I guess that’s what happens when you are one of the prime targets.And you thought your network (i.e., castle) was hard to protect.
I wonder how the UK counterpart is doing.
 DHS acknowledges own computer break-ins – http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070620/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/dhs_computer_security