FBI Chief Prods Congress To Enact Cyber Info-Sharing Rules

Law360, New York (January 7, 2015, 7:24 PM EST) -- The head of the FBI on Wednesday urged Congress to pass legislation that would give liability protections to companies that share cyberthreat data with the federal government, saying the exchange of information was vital to combating mounting cyberthreats.

In a keynote address at the International Conference on Cybersecurity at Fordham University, FBI Director James B. Comey revealed that improving and increasing cooperation with private sector partners was one of the agency’s main priorities in developing a robust strategy for tackling attacks on corporate information systems, such as the one that recently hit Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

However, the director acknowledged that...

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