The Cyber Security and American Cyber Competitiveness Act of 2011 seeks to enhance the security of US government communications networks, increase public-private cooperation to ensure cybersecurity, promote IT investments, improve capabilities to assess cyber risk and deter attacks, prevent identity theft, promote international cooperation, prosecute cyber criminals, and protect privacy.
- Right of privacy
- Crime prevention
- Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
- Electric power generation and transmission
- Financial services and investments
- Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
- Government Operations and Politics
- Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
- International organizations and cooperation
Sen. Harry Reid (NV) (pictured above)
On January 25, 2011, the bill was introduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Text of Bill
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