Cybersecurity Bill Revived To Fill Gaps Of Obama Order

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 4:37 PM EST) -- A pair of congressional lawmakers on Wednesday reintroduced a controversial cybersecurity bill aimed at encouraging the government and private companies to share information on cyberthreats, saying President Barack Obama's executive order on the subject doesn't go far enough.

Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger, D-Md., said their Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is necessary to help businesses protect their computer networks and corporate trade secrets by allowing the federal government to hand over classified cyberthreat information to the private sector. The bill passed...
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