Sens. Look To Enlist National Guard In Cybersecurity Role

Law360, New York (March 22, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT) -- A group of senators introduced a bill Friday to expand the National Guard's cybersecurity role by giving it the power to address local “cyber emergencies” as well as providing the government the capacity to protect computer networks where the military may not play a role.

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., David Vitter, R-La., Chris Coons, D-Del., Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Mary Landrieu, D-La., Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Mark Warner, D-Va., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced the Cyber Warriors Act of 2013, which would establish Cyber and Computer Network Incident...
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