House passes bill to addressing industrial cybersecurity

House lawmakers approved legislation Monday aimed at securing technology used to power critical infrastructure from cyberattacks.

The bill offered by Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) would codify work the Department of Homeland Security is currently doing to identify cyber threats to industrial control systems and mitigate them. Industrial control systems are used to run critical services in the United States, including the electric grid, water systems, and manufacturing plants.

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Source: The Hill