Rep Iden introduces bill to enhance cybersecurity

first_img State Rep. Brandt Iden of Oshtemo today introduced legislation to allow the Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps, an all-volunteer force, to provide cybersecurity services and to respond to cyberattacks.This bill gives the Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps the legal protection it needs to assist schools, municipalities, nonprofits and private businesses.“Every day, the State of Michigan detects tens of thousands of cyberattacks,” said Rep. Iden. “All businesses and governments can be targets.”“Due to these threats, I have put forth legislation to enhance protections and create a structure for our cyber defenders to help protect our citizens.”Michigan is one of the few states that has an all-volunteer corps and has been approached by other states for cybersecurity guidance.House Bill 4508 remains under consideration by the House of Communications and Technology Committee.### 10May Rep. Iden introduces bill to enhance cyber-security Categories: Iden Newslast_img

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