H.R. 3490, the Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2015, is a much-needed bill that will help law enforcement fight back against increasingly sophisticated cyber crimes
"To protect and serve… these words are much more than a slogan seen on police cars across the county, it’s a promise. A promise our men and women in blue fulfill on a daily basis while they serve to uphold the pillars of law and order that our society depends on.
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Thank you Mr. Speaker,
In America, the most fundamental principle of our criminal justice system is that we are innocent until proven guilty. Operation Choke Point turns that sacred tenet on its head.
"Cyber criminals, hacktivists, and nation-states will never stop targeting Americans’ private information and American companies' and government networks to damage, disturb and steal intellectual property and U.S. Government secrets. One of the greatest cyber threats to the homeland is the weakness of our power grids, and energy and water systems.