GA on the Cusp of Bolstering the State Against China Tech Threats as Reports of New PRC Hacks Emerge

In February, the Georgia State Senate and House Rules Committee passed legislation, SB 346, that will prohibit the State of Georgia or any state agencies from contracting with any company owned or operated by the Chinese government. Led by State Senator Jeff Mullis and State Representative Martin Momtahan, the legislation is poised for consideration on the House floor.  The necessary and timely legislation advances as a new AP report reveals that the Chinese government broke into the computer networks of at least six state governments in the United States in the last year alone. According to the private cybersecurity firm that revealed the news, the suspected hackers are known for launching attacks for old-fashioned espionage purposes and for financial gain. China Tech Threat (CTT)… Read More