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Senate To Debate Cybersecurity Bill

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

July 31, 2012

The Senate is expected to debate and vote on cybersecurity legislation this week, The Hill reports. Senators have been parsing through Sen. Joe Lieberman’s (I-CT) Cybersecurity Act and Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) Secure IT Act to attempt to negotiate compromises within the bills, the report states. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has filed a number of amendments to the Cybersecurity Act, saying, “In the information age, stronger privacy protections are also needed to safeguard Americans’ personal information and private communications in cyberspace.”
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