Blog Posts Tagged with "Cybersecurity Act of 2012"
September 20, 2012 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Like in many matters involving science and technology, scientists and technologists should be brought into future deliberations on cyber legislation. The technologists that make the Internet operate and the security experts that battle to defend it need to be brought to the table...
September 11, 2012 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Forcing utility operators, banks, and earth resources companies to comply with frameworks based on outmoded asset and vulnerability methodologies will distract them from implementing threat based defenses. The Executive Order, if issued, will do much more harm than good...
August 04, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Congress has been working to pass cybersecurity legislation for years – and EFF has fought to ensure that civil liberties weren’t sacrificed in the process. This year was the hardest: Congress got closer than ever to enacting a bill that could threaten the privacy of online communications. We fought back...
July 24, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
We remain unpersuaded that any of the proposed cybersecurity measures are necessary and we still have concerns about certain sections of the bill, especially the sections on monitoring and countermeasures. But this was a big step in the direction of protecting online rights...
July 13, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Efforts to break the partisan stalemate over the Cybersecurity Act, a bill that would allow Internet companies to monitor the communications of users and pass that data to the government without any judicial oversight, have backers of the bill attempting to drum up fears about catastrophic cyberattacks...
June 11, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Cybersecurity Act (S. 2105), sponsored by Sen. Lieberman and Sen. Collins, compromises core American civil liberties in the name of thwarting network attacks. While Internet security is of the utmost importance, safeguarding our networks need not come at the expense of our online freedoms...
March 22, 2012 Added by:Headlines
“It is critical that we strengthen our cybersecurity posture, and we urge Congress to recognize the need for new tools to more effectively prevent and respond to potential cyber attacks on the homeland..."
February 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"The proposed legislation would enable DHS to be more effective and efficient in its protection of federal networks by clarifying DHS’ authorities in this space and enabling better sharing of cybersecurity information from other federal agencies to DHS..."
February 19, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
This is just a chance to create some new regulatory-agency office, hire a bunch of new auditors, attorneys, experts, and waste more time rather than actually making critical infrastructure more risk-averse...
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