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Experts recommend early warning network in case of Internet attacks

Computer security experts urged the Bush administration Thursday to set up a national early warning network and crisis center to monitor and respond to significant Internet attacks, suggestions aimed at staving off new federal regulations affecting the technology industry. Experts also recommended a new campaign to educate computer users about threats they face online, designing a security tool to help consumers protect their own computers, and discussions with Internet providers on ways those companies might promote better online precautions. They also recommended that September be designated as “Cyber Security Month.” Experts said the crisis center — a centerpiece of their recommendations — could be created as early as 2005 with taxpayer funding and staffed equally by government and corporate employees who could review secret intelligence collected about major Internet attacks and outages. Full Story

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