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Posted: 2/15/2012 - 0 comment(s) [ Comment ] - 0 trackback(s) [ Trackback ]
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To guard against the nation’s increasing vulnerability to cyber attack, a group of  Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee leaders introduced bipartisan legislation February 14 to secure cyber systems of  the essential services that keep the U.S. running.  How does this differ from past legislation?  Well, the press release points out that the bill proposes no kill switch, no special White House cybersecurity office, and nothing resembling SOPA or PIPA. 

Is the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 what we need to protect our critical cyber systems? Check out the full bill here and share your thoughts below.

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