Cyber Security Public Awareness

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Cyber attacks on American businesses, consumers, government agencies, and critical infrastructure have dramatically increased in recent years. However, the American people have not been provided appropriate information on the scale and sophistication of the cyber threat and the risks it poses to our national and economic security. To address this problem, U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ) today introduced the Cyber Security Public Awareness Act of 2011, which would improve public access to information on cyber attacks.

The Cyber Security Public Awareness Act would enhance public awareness by instituting new reporting requirements on cyber threats. The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense would be required to submit annual reports to Congress on attacks on federal networks; the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation would be required to submit annual reports on investigations of cyber crime; and the Department of Homeland Security would be required to report on other impediments to appropriate public awareness of common cyber security threats. Additionally, the bill includes provisions to enhance awareness of threats against our nation’s electric grid and other critical infrastructure, telecommunications supply chain, publicly traded businesses, and individual internet users.

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Editor Intelink says:(2012-10-02 10:49:19)

“Een kwaliteitsslag voor school, student en stagebedrijf” Het herkennen en correct behandelen van bedrijfsvertrouwelijke informatie. Het programma speelt tevens doeltreffend in op de sterk toenemende behoefte aan Social Media Integriteit van stag...

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Danny Lieberman says:(2011-05-09 13:35:04)

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Rachel McShelley says:(2011-03-31 10:01:15)

Blijft helaas onduidelijk waarom BitDefender dit opvallend en vooral ook een beveiligingsrisico vindt.

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