Cybersecurity Experts Back Bill Creating Info-Sharing Org

Law360, New York (December 6, 2011, 4:23 PM EST) -- Witnesses, including an attorney for a civil rights group, told federal lawmakers Tuesday they largely supported legislation that would create a nonprofit organization for the sharing of cyberthreat information between the government and private sector.

A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee heard testimony from a Symantec Corp. executive, a Carnegie Mellon University researcher, a government analyst and a Center for Democracy & Technology attorney on legislation drafted by Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif. The proposed bill would amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to better protect...
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