Biz Groups Warn House Panel To Keep Cyber Reforms Flexible

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Leaders in the energy, banking and security fields urged the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday to make sure the government uses flexible, nonprescriptive standards to protect critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, so businesses can adapt to rapidly evolving threats.

The committee heard testimony from the American Gas Association, the American Bankers Association, Northrop Grumman Information Systems and others on implementing President Barack Obama’s February executive order. The groups also addressed Congress’s own efforts to shield the nation’s power and communications grid from potentially devastating cyberattacks....
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