Bennie Thompson

New Bill Would Give DHS New Power Over Private Networks

The latest in what has become a long line of legislation introduced in the House and the Senate in 2010 that attempts to address the country’s computer security shortcomings is a new measure brought forward by Rep. Bennie Thompson that would, among other things, allow the  to force certain private network operators to adhere to some specific “performance-based standards” for securing their networks.

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