A bill (S. 773) introduced by Sen. John Rockefeller (D-WV) would develop a program to review and improve cybersecurity.
The bill would establish a cybersecurity advisory panel to provide guidance to the President on cybersecurity issues relating to the federal government’s data systems. Under the proposal, the Secretary of Commerce would provide cybersecurity status and vulnerability information to the panel and would also create regional cybersecurity centers to help small and medium businesses protect their data systems.
By Chwan-Hwa (John) Wu and J. David Irwin; Reviewed by Ben Rothke
To use a boxing analogy, Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity is a superheavyweight of a book, coming in at nearly 10 pounds and more than 1,300 pages. And there is hardly a networking or data security topic that is not detailed in this reference.