(1) The department of public safety, using the office of prevention and security within
the division of homeland security and emergency management, and using any other facilities
deemed necessary and appropriate by the department of public safety, may coordinate
with the division of homeland security and emergency management, the Colorado bureau
of investigation, the federal bureau of investigation, the Colorado National Guard
and other relevant military organizations, and other relevant information-sharing
organizations to define the operational requirements for in-state and interstate operational
and training networks.
(2) In furtherance of the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, the coordinating
(a) Consider establishing appropriate memoranda of understanding or interstate compacts
with entities that encourage the interstate sharing of information for cybersecurity;
(b) Support the requirements for the fusion of cyber defense, cyber surveillance,
and international and domestic intelligence and law enforcement operations;
(c) Consider secure, distributed, and interactive network infrastructures for interstate
cyber training and operations;
(d) Support secure Colorado requirements to identify threats and vulnerabilities and
protect state cyber infrastructures;
(e) Conduct training, inspections, and operational exercises;
(f) Establish protocols for coordinating and sharing information with state and federal
law enforcement and intelligence agencies responsible for investigating and collecting
information related to cyber-based criminal and national security threats;
(g) Support state and federal law enforcement agencies with their responsibilities
to investigate and prosecute threats to and attacks against critical infrastructure;
(h) Ensure the coordination of cybersecurity threat information sharing among the
Colorado bureau of investigation, the office of prevention and security, the office
of information technology, and participating members of the federal bureau of investigation's
cybersecurity task force or successor organization.
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