All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CSA’

Senate Finally Gets Around To Drafting A Cybersecurity Bill

Earlier this year, the House proved yet again that it doesn’t care about your privacy by passing CISPA. The controversial cybersecurity bill would let the government and private companies easily share information to counter cyber threats. Now the Senate has finally gotten around to drafting its own legislation, but it’s nothing like CISPA. It’s not like it matters though. The …

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Senate Kills Cybersecurity Bill One Last Time

Cybersecurity has become somewhat of a buzzword in Washington over the last year. Various government agencies and lawmakers from both sides have made it clear that something needs to be done about cybersecurity. Their efforts resulted in CISPA and CSA – two equally reviled bills that sacrificed privacy in favor of more government regulation of private communications. CISPA passed in …

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Cybersecurity Act Of 2012 Killed In The Senate

The Senate had until tomorrow to vote on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. The amendments that were being proposed suggested that we may be onto something decent here. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on how you look at it, we’re not going to have a cybersecurity bill this year. The Senate voted this morning to kill the CSA. According to The …

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Cybersecurity Act Of 2012 Might Actually End Up Being Pro-Privacy

The latest bill to address the flaws in our nation’s cybersecurity is now in the stage where senators can introduce amendments. While CISPA didn’t get that many amendments added on to it, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 is getting bombarded with amendments from the left and right. Funny enough, some of the amendments don’t even have anything to do with …

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The Cybersecurity Act Of 2012 Goes Up For Debate In The Senate Tomorrow

2012 is shaping up to be the year of cyber legislation. After SOPA and PIPA were defeated early this year, all attention turned towards CISPA. Even though the Internet put forth a strong effort, the lack of support from major giants like Google or Wikipedia ensured its passing in the House. Whereas CISPA was passed without adding any amendments to …

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NSA Chief Says Cyberattacks Are On The Rise

It might not be getting much play in the news, but cybersecurity is a big deal in Congress. There have been multiple attempts to get a bill passed through both the Senate and the House, but there seems to be no compromise in sight as of yet. The NSA chief might start helping them along with some alarming news. General …

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Sen. Wyden Comes Out Against Cybersecurity Act of 2012

The drama surrounding the various cybersecurity bills floating around Congress is never ending. CISPA passed the House, but what’s next? The controversial bill will head to the Senate, but they have their own cybersecurity bill to deal with – the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. When the White House came out against CISPA last month, they offered their support for the …

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ACLU Comes Out Against CSA: The Senate’s CISPA

As everybody knows now, CISPA passed the House. The ACLU likes to think the 248 to 168 vote was close enough to declare that CISPA might not make it through the Senate. They feel that the Senate’s own cybersecurity act, CSA, will be the bill they take up. CSA, or Cybersecurity Act of 2012, has been around since January, but …

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