Senate Intelligence Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is defending the privacy protections in the cyber information-sharing bill passed by her committee while highlighting its bipartisan support as she and other supporters try to maneuver the measure to the Senate floor.
Federal agencies and regulators should stick to the spirit of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's framework of cybersecurity standards by focusing on expanded use of existing best practices rather than creating new requirements, according to officials with the industrial automation producer Siemens.
An independent privacy board will meet next month with the Department of Homeland Security to discuss cybersecurity matters, according to the panel's executive director.
Seeking to improve the odds for action in the Senate, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today is urging Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and all other senators to take up the cybersecurity information-sharing bill passed recently by the Intelligence Committee.
The House, in a new report on its 2015 financial services and general government appropriations bill, is challenging the Federal Communications Commission's authority to regulate cybersecurity matters.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology on Aug. 11-12 will hold the first in-person meeting of its new Cyber-Physical Systems Public Working Group, which is charged with developing standards to address so-called smart systems
The General Service Administration has announced a software and supply chain assurance forum in September at its headquarters in Washington, focusing on GSA's draft implementation plan for improving cybersecurity and resilience through acquisition.
A new report by the Government Accountability Office finds that a number of recommended data-security measures remain unaddressed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which regulates financial institutions and ensures the protection of depositors.
The American Petroleum Institute has formed a new organization for sharing of information about cybersecurity threats for the oil and natural gas industries, according to an API release.
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