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The House Intelligence Committee is trying to revive legislation that would let industry and the federal government swap information on the latest cyber threats.
Despite a veto threat a year ago, House proponents of a cyber information sharing bill say productive talks now are underway with the Obama administration. Reps. Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger re-introduced the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) trying to address privacy and civil liberties concerns.
Tags: Congress , cybersecurity , Dutch Ruppersberger , Mike Rogers , CISPA , White House , information sharing , CSIS , The Constitution Project , Privacy and civil liberties , Sharon Bradford Franklin , Jared Serbu
House lawmakers voted Monday 373-29 in favor of a Senate-passed bill to slightly boost the president's $72 billion budget request for intelligence agencies, which is still less than last year's $80 billion budget.
Congress has a lot of unfinished business to tackle during its lame duck session expected in November. The House Intelligence Committee chairman thinks new threat information could push cyber legislation up the priority list.
The Energy and Homeland Security departments are working with companies in the electricity sector to come up with a baseline set of cybersecurity standards. Michael Daniel, the White House cyber coordinator, said the framework is making a difference in how owners and operators secure their networks. But Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said without liability protections expansion of these efforts isn't likely.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers said he'd be "very careful" about assigning blame for the attacks on Iran's nuclear program. Half of what's been reported in the media on the matter is untrue, he said.
Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) introduced legislation to make sharing of classified cyber threat information easier between the government and the private sector. The bill builds on DoD's Defense Industrial Base pilot to share data about vulnerabilities. DoD plans to expand the DIB pilot to more than 200 companies in the coming year.
Tags: technology , cybersecurity , DoD , DHS , House Armed Services Committee , Teri Takai , Keith Alexander , Mike Rogers , Dutch Ruppersberger , information sharing , defense industrial base , Jason Miller
Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House today would allow the federal government to share classified cybersecurity threat information with private companies.