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Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act Passes House Intelligence Committee

In a vote Wednesday afternoon, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA”).  Eighteen Representatives voted in favor of the bill, and two–Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)–voted against. The Committee adopted amendments that Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) … Continue Reading

Reflections on Legal and Policy Developments in Cybersecurity

By David N. Fagan and Kristen E. Eichensehr  On March 28, our firm hosted an event, co-sponsored with The Chertoff Group, on Legal and Policy Developments in Cybersecurity.  The event featured keynote addresses by former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, now Senior Of Counsel with Covington and founder of The Chertoff Group, and Representative … Continue Reading

Amendments Expected for Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

By David N. Fagan and Kristen E. Eichensehr  In a call with reporters Monday, Representatives Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), respectively the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (“HPSCI”), announced several planned amendments to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA”).  The bill is expected to … Continue Reading

House Approves Two Cybersecurity Bills

On Thursday, the House voted on and passed two cybersecurity bills. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) (H.R. 3523), sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and more than a hundred other Congressmen, passed by a vote of 248-168. As previously discussed on this blog, CISPA would facilitate information sharing between private entities and … Continue Reading
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