As of June 2003, this online network began operations in 30 geographical locations to serve as an early-warning flag regarding significant cyber attacks of particular interest to the U.S. Congress.
Wilson, C. CRS Report for Congress: Computer Attack and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress. [Online, October 17, 2003.] CRS Report Website. http://www.fas.org/irp/crs/RL32114.pdf.