GCs Find Liability Shield In Cybersecurity Info-Sharing Bill

Law360, New York (October 28, 2015, 10:34 PM EDT) -- The cybersecurity information-sharing bill finally passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday injects a dose of certainty into general counsels' daunting challenge of determining how and with whom to disclose cyberthreats and data breaches by making liability claims easier to shake, attorneys say.

After years of setbacks and delays, the Senate in a 74-21 vote passed S. 754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would offer certain protections from liability for companies that elect to voluntarily share information on cyberattacks and other cyberthreats among themselves and...
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