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Cybersecurity coalition proposes early warning network

A coalition of public- and private-sector organizations plans to have an Early Warning Alert Network in operation by the end of the year to give industry and government officials advance notice of vulnerabilities and threats to the nation’s critical IT infrastructure. The proposal was the first product of the four-month-old National Cyber Security Partnership. NCSP was created by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the IT Association of America, TechNet and the Business Software Alliance at a conference with the Homeland Security Department in December. The partnership established five task forces to come up with plans for implementing the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, released last year. Initial plans for early warning and for awareness and outreach were released Thursday. Further plans will be released later this month and in April. Full Story

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