U.S. officials woo tech companies in new push for cybersecurity law

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File photo of an employee working at the headquarters of Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Labs in Moscow

The previous bill brought opposition from privacy advocates who feared too much data would end up in the hands of the National Security Agency

Internet sales taxes are no way to court younger voters

Opinion | John Tate
Vietnam Google Challenger.JPEG

‘One might think the SOPA experience would have taught the GOP young voters want government’s hands off the Internet.’

DHS hopes to get same cyber-spying powers as NSA

Politics | Josh Peterson
Janet Napolitano, AP

Pending bill would give Homeland Security domestic spying capabilities similar to the National Security Agency’s

House Intel chair: Hackers are coming to get you

Politics | Josh Peterson
Hackers. AP Images.

‘Banks, financial institutions, newspapers, trade associations, major international businesses, no one is immune’

CISPA passes House despite privacy concerns

Tech | Josh Peterson
High Tech NYPD

Bill allows private sector information to be voluntarily shared with the federal government

Electronic sharing bill CISPA would violate rule of law, critics argue

Tech | Josh Peterson
Digital privacy AP

Bill would allow companies to break contracts, share info with government

White House threatens to veto cyber bill

Politics | Josh Peterson
computers

Bill’s sponsors insist it is ‘not a surveillance bill’

Former FBI cyber expert: 94% of cyber security breaches unreported - TheDC

Tech | Matt Pitchford
Cybersecurity

Most major companies don’t even know they have been hacked until long afterward

Report: Obama ramped up cyberattacks against Iran - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Obama

The New York Times reported Friday that Obama ramped up cyber attacks against Iran as part of a larger program called Olympic Games, first started under President Bush

Anti-CISPA forces, privacy advocates prepare for impending Senate vote - TheDC

Tech | Matt Pitchford
Earns Yahoo

Online campaign aims to mobilize privacy protesters

Cyber-intelligence bill sponsor silent on FBI push to wiretap social networks - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Mike Rogers

Rep. Mike Rogers: No comment on gov’t movement to snoop via Google, Facebook, Twitter

The Deal with Jack Hunter: CISPA and other unintentional tyrannies

Opinion | Jack Hunter

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, is another example of outrageous and unconstitutional government intrusion.

BOB BARR: Feds pressing for Internet control

Opinion | Bob Barr

A new piece of legislation called CISPA would give the federal government greater regulatory control over the Web.

Controversial cybersecurity bill passes House despite Obama veto threat - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Internet Privacy

Legislation would encourage cyberthreat information sharing between private companies and government agencies

House GOP moves ahead with cybersecurity bill - AP

Tech | Associated Press
Congress Intelligence Threat

White House opposition is not expected to derail the House bill, which has bipartisan support, Republicans and Democrats said Wednesday.

Internet bill could allow DHS to spy on Congress, Supreme Court - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Janet Napolitano

A broad range of civil and digital liberties groups have repeatedly expressed their concerns over the bill

White House threatens veto of cyber-intelligence-sharing bill - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Cybersecurity

Obama administration wants Homeland Security to maintain its hold on cybersecurity issues, threatens veto

Cyber Security: Like with National Security, Let's Contract Out to People Who Know What They're Doing - TheDC

Opinion | Seton Motley
Cybersecurity

These contractors should handle all day-to-day Internet security.

A divided Congress confronts a rising cyberthreat - AP

Politics | admin
Cybersecurity

The House this coming week will consider legislation to better defend these and other corporate networks from foreign governments, cybercriminals and terrorist groups.

CISPA language modified - TechPresident

Tech | Josh Peterson
Cybersecurity

New language has also been included that clarifies that the main department in charge of the information submitted to the government will be the Homeland Security Department