On May 12, 2011, the Obama Administration released its legislative proposal concerning cybersecurity. The stated focus of the proposal is to shore up cybersecurity measures to protect the American people, the Nation’s critical infrastructure, and the Federal Government’s networks and computers while providing a framework for safeguarding individual privacy and civil liberties.
Businesses are on notice to pay more attention to computer security in order to protect business assets and private information, and to thwart infiltrations that threaten interconnected computers. And help is available from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (“US-CERT”). Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) Secretary Michael Chertoff and Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity Greg Garcia recently warned… Continue Reading