Over the past month, a number of White House officials and key House and Senate members have discussed the importance of moving cybersecurity legislation forward.  Highlights include the following:

  • On October 4, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt said that he has “a high level of confidence that something will move forward” at an event

Yesterday, Senator Jay Rockefeller announced that the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, which he chairs, will hold a hearing on cybersecurity issues on March 29.  This is not a new issue for Senator Rockefeller or the Senate Commerce Committee, which approved cybersecurity legislation during the 111th Congress.  The Senate Homeland Security Committee had