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Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act Cyber Attacks

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is a proposed United States federal statute that aims to promote internet security and combat cyber threats by facilitating information sharing between... more +
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is a proposed United States federal statute that aims to promote internet security and combat cyber threats by facilitating information sharing between the U.S. government and certain segments of the technology and manufacturing sectors. CISPA, like its predecessors PIPA and SOPA, has incited considerable controversy and criticism from privacy advocates who feel that the bill compromises the integrity of longstanding privacy protections and promotes inappropriate encroachments on citizens' civil liberties.  less -

The Current State in Financial Services: Cybersecurity - July 2013

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In this issue: - The Current State in Financial Services Cybersecurity - Critical Infrastructure Executive Order - Cybersecurity Legislation - Financial Services Cybersecurity...more

President Obama Issues Long-Awaited Cybersecurity Executive Order

by Snell & Wilmer on

As President Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union speech to Congress on February 12, 2013, he simultaneously issued a highly anticipated Executive Order (“the Order”) focused on improving cybersecurity in the United...more

McAfee & Taft tIPsheet - July 2012: When cyber-threat protection and privacy concerns collide By Ryan Lobato

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The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA”) is a pending legislative proposal aimed at protecting against cyber-threats and cyber-attacks. CISPA follows the much publicized and now effectively defunct...more

CISPA – Evil Spawn of SOPA and PIPA?

by Sands Anderson PC on

The House of Representatives has passed The Cyber Information and Security Protection Act, sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and introduced not long after SOPA and PIPA were abandoned in the wake of a popular uprising of...more

House Passes Cyber Intelligence Sharing Bill With Substantial Industry Support, But Veto Threat Looms

On April 26, 2012 the House passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA”) on a 248 – 168 vote. CISPA is supported by many communications and technology companies (e.g., Verizon, AT&T, Facebook, and...more

Vague Definitions in CISPA Raise Concerns of SOPA 2.0

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April 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a new bill that attempts to...more

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