Department of Defense Versus Department of Homeland Security: Which is the Lead Agency?

Write 400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. The Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) each have responsibility in cybersecurity. To better coordinate activities, they signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to detail how they would work together. For this Discussion Board session, please express your thoughts as to whether the MOU is successful in clarifying the roles and responsibilities of DHS and Cyber Command. Regardless of who has the authority to be the lead agency for cybersecurity, who should be the lead agency? Of the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, which is better equipped to be the lead agency?