Can Cybersecurity Legislation Overcome Partisan Divide?

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 2:16 PM EDT) -- In the fall of 2011, many observers thought substantial cybersecurity legislation had a good chance of being enacted in the 2012 congressional session. Both President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., publicly identified cybersecurity as a top legislative priority for the new congressional session.

Five months later, the prospects for federal cybersecurity legislation seem much less certain. Rival Democratic and Republican bills have been introduced in the Senate, and several proposals are under consideration in the House. Still, both Senate bills and their House...
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