Thursday, March 18

Cybersecurity Bill Trims Presidents Power

Cybersecurity Bill Trims Presidents Power -- Cybersecurity -- InformationWeek.

"The Senate Wednesday re-introduced a cybersecurity bill it considered last year, minus a provision that would have allowed the president to shut down the Internet in the event of a major cyber attack.

The Cybersecurity Act, S. 773, co-sponsored by Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), is aimed at protecting critical U.S. network infrastructure against cybersecurity threats by fostering collaboration between the federal government and the private sectors that maintain that infrastructure."


Check this out, interesting.



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