The House on April 23 passed a second cyberthreat information sharing bill, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act. Now it will be combined with the previously approved Protecting Cyber Networks Act before it's sent to the Senate.
How badly does the president want Congress to enact cyberthreat information-sharing legislation? Despite concerns over provisions of two bills, the White House isn't threatening vetoes as it did in previous congresses when raising similar objections.
Mark Clancy, CEO of Soltra, which provides an automated information sharing platform, says banks and credit unions that don't share threat intelligence will never advance their information risk management practices.
Attitudes about cyberthreat information sharing, as well as attack attribution, have dramatically changed in the last 18 months, says the FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, a featured speaker at RSA Conference 2015.
With India facing a major staffing deficit in cybersecurity, the National Security Database is redoubling its efforts to organize a credible workforce. Director Rajshekhar Murthy shares these initiatives.
After beating back amendments by Democratic members to limit liability protections for businesses, the House Homeland Security Committee on
April 14 unanimously approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation on a voice vote.
The House Intelligence Committee has approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation that its leaders developed. Meanwhile, a national data breach notification bill has been introduced that's modeled on language proposed by the White House.
Add the Protecting Cyber Networks Act to the growing list of cyberthreat information sharing legislation pending before Congress. Lawmakers are now considering four measures, all designed to help thwart data breaches.
A draft of cyberthreat data sharing legislation from Rep. Mike McCaul is "marginally better" in regards to privacy protections than a measure that passed the Senate Intelligence Committee earlier this month, a privacy advocacy group says.
A bill to be introduced by Rep. Mike McCaul would designate DHS's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center as the portal for sharing cyberthreat information. The measure will spell out liability safeguards for those sharing data.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has passed a cyberthreat information sharing bill known as CISA, but it's unclear whether it provides liability protections for businesses and privacy safeguards for citizens that would receive White House approval.
The federal government plans to let businesses lead the way in creating standards for new cyberthreat information sharing and analysis organizations, much as it did when it created the cybersecurity framework.
During her first month on the job, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a private email server that lacked a digital certificate that would have ensured encrypted and authenticated email communications, surmises security firm Venafi.
"Align technology with businesses" is an old phrase. But information security is now part of this change, making strides to align with growth as a business enabler. Enter: the converged technology operations center.