Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has created a task force intended to strengthen the state's protections against computer hackers.
Otter on Monday announced that he signed an executive order creating the Idaho Cybersecurity Cabinet Task Force.
Otter in a statement says the task force will develop policies, programs and strategies to find vulnerabilities and prevent attacks.
He says the state's long-term economic competitiveness is linked to cybersecurity.