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Texas Legislature Taking Crash Course In Cybersecurity

The Texas Senate held its first select committee Wednesday to review processes and give lawmakers a crash course in cybersecurity.

The Texas Senate held its first select committee Wednesday to review processes and give lawmakers a crash course in cybersecurity.

The committee was mandated by House Bill 8 that passed earlier this year.

Texas is no stranger to cybersecurity problems. In 2011, the state comptroller’s office left more than three million social security numbers exposed on the web for a year. The error would reportedly cost the state $1.8 million.

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