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By Patric Haerle
Washington State Journal 

Washington state Office of Cyber Security office proposed


Last updated 2/26/2021 at 9:36am

OLYMPIA – Reeling from a December dats breach that allowed hackers to access the personal information of roughly 1.6 million state residents, lawmakers are working with Gov. Jay Inslee to establish a new office to protect computers.

Sponsored by Sen. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle, Senate Bill 5432 would establish a new Office of Cyber Security. Officials from the Office of the Governor said Inslee requested the bill in response to the December data breach tied to resident unemployment claims filed in 2020.

The data was in the possession of the State Auditor’s Office, which was investigating...

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