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Crime

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2017 Cybersecurity Legislation

States are addressing cybersecurity through various initiatives, such as providing more funding for improved security measures, requiring government agencies or businesses to implement specific types of security practices, increasing penalties for computer crimes, addressing threats to critical infrastructure, and more.

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Computer Crime Laws

State computer crime laws related to hacking and unauthorized access, viruses, malware or any other actions that interfere with computers, systems, programs or networks.

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Crime

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Mug Shots and Booking Photos

Once on the web, photographs can be copied and redistributed by other sites, and individuals who had charges dropped or were found not guilty can find it difficult to repair their online reputations.

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Tampering with Voting Systems

At least 21 states have statutes that prohibit tampering with voting machines, systems, or other voter equipment. The chart includes the statutes in each state.

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Overview