Cybersecurity Bill Needed To Combat Attacks, Senate Told

Law360, New York (January 29, 2014, 8:50 PM EST) -- Intelligence officials pushed a Senate committee Wednesday to enact legislation that would enhance cybersecurity cooperation between the federal government and private sector to counter what they called a significant national security threat posed by the increasing availability of health, financial and other personal data on digital networks.

During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing to examine current and projected national security threats, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and FBI Director James Comey urged lawmakers to revive efforts to facilitate greater information sharing between the public and...
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