The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, explained.
The definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over. When word broke last week that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, the twice-defeated bill known as CISPA, was being re-revived by Rep. Dutch Ruppersberg...Show More Summary
CISPA is back. You might remember the bill as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act—or perhaps as " the worst privacy disaster our country has ever faced. " Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger reintroduced the bill to the House Intelligence Committee on Friday under the auspices of preventing another Sony hack. Read more...
Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. House Dem revives major cyber bill. The Hill reports: "The measure — known as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) — has been a top legislative priority for industry groups and intelligence officials, who argue the country […]
Remember the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, otherwise known as " the worst privacy disaster our country has ever faced "? Well a senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is reviving it! Read more...
Dutch Ruppersberger, a U.S. congressman for Maryland and a top-level Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, plans to revive the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) this Friday, The Hill…
Not unlike a mummy, the reanimated corpse of a bad bill that just doesn’t know when to stay dead is once again coming to the floor of a Congress near you this week. Tomorrow, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act — better known as CISPA — is once again going to be introduced before the House of Representatives. The … [More]
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A former deputy National Security Agency director said intelligence secrets leaked by Edward Snowden last June derailed legislative attempts to encourage the public and private sectors to share information about vulnerabilities in cyberspace, and said the government must do more to encourage such collaboration.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command said on Tuesday liability protection for corporations that share information with intelligence agencies is crucial in any new U.S. cyber...
This summer, when Edward Snowden dropped his bombshell about PRISM, the NSA's vast Internet spying program, the House had recently passed a bill called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). Widely criticized by privacy...Show More Summary
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A "neighborhood watch" by firms could give a fuller picture of hackers' tactics.
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Last year, after making it through the gauntlet of SOPA and PIPA, we wondered if we’d have to worry about yet another bit of Internet regulation, CISPA, aka the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. As it turns out, despite support in the U.S. House of Representatives, we probably don’t have to be concerned about CISPA going anywhere, … [More]
Key lawmakers are suggesting that the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) will soon die in the U.S. Senate—just like last year. CISPA backers say it’s designed to make it easier for organizations to share...Show More Summary
It appears that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA) will not be making its way to President Obama's Oval Office anytime soon. Despite the passing of the bill in the House last week, CISPA has been once again rejected and shelved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation due to privacy concerns. Show More Summary
The House of Representative's version of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, probably won't be taken up in its entirety by the Senate, according to a new report. CISPA passed the House last week with bipartisan...Show More Summary
CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, passed the US House of Representatives last week in the wake of the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, but it faces significant hurdles in the Senate. The bipartisan bill proposed by Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Mike Rogers (R-MI) allows private businesses as well as government agencies to share [...]Show More Summary