- Associated Press - Monday, November 23, 2015

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A task force appointed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple to address the potential impact of cyber threats on state government is meeting in Bismarck.

The Cybersecurity Task Force is meeting Monday morning in at the state Capitol.

The task force includes 15 people, including directors and information technology experts from a number of state agencies.

Dalrymple wants the team to review current cybersecurity policies and practices and make recommendations on how to better secure state networks and systems.

A state Information Technology Department official says North Dakota state government successfully blocks an average of about 1 million computer attacks daily.

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