If you will remember, SC had the largest state breach of PII in our history. (»Millions of South Carolinians' social security #'s stolen
The state lawmakers are now trying to figure out a way to create an organization that would establish cyber standards for state agencies.
The Medical University of South Carolina, with its hospitals, along with Clemson University both feel their cyber defenses are good enough and don't need any help from the state. The University of South Carolina, with less federally protected data, said they would welcome such support.