Calif. Bill Aims To Set Up Panel To Curb Cyberattacks

Law360, San Diego (March 7, 2014, 10:17 PM EST) -- Concerned about the vulnerability of California’s electronic systems to cyberattacks, the leader of the state Assembly said Thursday he had introduced a bill to create a panel of appointed experts who would focus on coordinating government and private sector efforts to safeguard critical infrastructure.

Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, proposed A.B. 2200, which would establish the California Cybersecurity Commission. Under the bill, which was initially introduced Feb. 20, the commission would recommend minimum security standards for all state agencies. The panel would be able to...
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