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Senate Judiciary probe of Russia hacking offers platform for review of U.S. cybersecurity policies

March 20, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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An investigation into Russian hacking and interference in the U.S. election system, launched last week by a Senate Judiciary subcommittee, could provide a public platform for a broader review of U.S. cybersecurity policies.

Senators and witnesses at the panel’s first hearing on the issue last week suggested potential policy revisions could include changes in law, strengthening cyber deterrence and enforcement efforts, strengthening security for data systems and critical infrastructure, assisting state and local officials, and redefining the government's role...

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