Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues

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This report discusses selected legal issues that frequently arise in the context of recent legislation to address vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure to cyber threats, efforts to protect government networks from cyber threats, and proposals to facilitate and encourage sharing of cyber threat information amongst private sector and government entities. This report also discusses the degree to which federal law may preempt state law.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 14, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Liu, Edward, C.

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Stevens, Gina

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Ruane, Kathleen Ann

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Dolan, Alissa M.

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Thompson, Richard M. II

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 14, 2012
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Description:

This report discusses selected legal issues that frequently arise in the context of recent legislation to address vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure to cyber threats, efforts to protect government networks from cyber threats, and proposals to facilitate and encourage sharing of cyber threat information amongst private sector and government entities. This report also discusses the degree to which federal law may preempt state law.

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44 pages.

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