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 Thursday, November 26, 2009

While the Senate bogs down in negotiations over drafting major cybersecurity reform legislation, a House panel Wednesday passed a nuts-and-bolts IT security bill that would require the president to assess the government's cybersecurity workforce, including an agency-by-agency skills assessment, and provide scholarship to students who agree to work as cybersecurity specialists for the government after graduation.

"There are some very technically, sophisticated ways in enhancing cybersecurity, but there are some simple ways, also. Some aspects of computer security are rocket science and others are fairly, simple precautionary steps which most people can take."

 

(Source: Gov Info Security)

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