DHS Cyber Incident Response Team Gets House Approval

NextGov: House lawmakers on Monday approved a bill that would stand up a crack team of government cyber defenders who could parachute in when networks come under attack.

The DHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act would create a permanent group of security specialists that agencies and industry could call on when their IT infrastructure gets compromised. The teams, housed within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, would assist victims in containing the damage and restoring networks after digital attacks.

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