Cybersecurity bills hit Congress

Friday - 1/28/2011, 9:30am EST

Expect a deluge of cybersecurity bills to make its way through Congress. The first of several was just introduced by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. It is called the Cybersecurity and American Cyber Competitiveness Act. GovInfoSecurity reports that the legislation calls for urgent action to safeguard critical infrastructure, including the electric grid, military assets, the financial sector and telecommunications networks. It would also promote investments in the IT sector, with the idea of creating more jobs.

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