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Sens. Hassan, Portman reintroduce legislation to create DHS 'cyber hunt and incident response teams'

February 04, 2019 |
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Sens. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) have reintroduced legislation to bolster cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security by requiring the agency to create “cyber hunt” and “cyber incident response” teams to defend DHS and the private sector from cyber attacks.

The DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident Response Teams Act would require DHS to maintain cyber hunt and incident response teams meant to defend against cyber attacks on federal agencies and on the private sector. These teams...

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