"We find it hard to believe that there are any reasons or basis to oppose this legislation," presidential counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says of the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. "I'm just very puzzled as to why individuals would oppose this."
Amidst the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire, we need to ask: How could this happen? How could a medical technician even be hired after being fired at least twice by other hospitals?
Global Payments this week plans to provide updates about the systems breach that it discovered in March. Learn about the details, including the potential financial impact, that the processor plans to share.
Debate surrounding the Cybersecurity Act has focused on whether the government should regulate privately owned, critical IT systems. But the bill also would make significant changes on how government governs IT security, co-sponsor Sen. Tom Carper says. See how.
Removing provisions from the original bill to grant the federal government authority to impose standards on the mostly privately-owned critical IT infrastructure is a concession to win votes from Republicans, who oppose regulation.