In-brief: the first step on the road to recovery is admitting you have a problem. The U.S. Congress has done that with its recent report on the roiling encryption debate within policy circles.
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In-brief: The U.S. House of Representatives will take up proposed legislation on Wednesday that would make tampering with the software that runs connected vehicles a crime punishable with a $100,000 fine.
In-brief: Two pieces of legislation moving through Congress could address glaring needs for more legal protections for companies that want to share information on cyber attacks. They would also grease the wheels of the federal government’s omnibus surveillance machine. Read this post in its entirety on Digital Guardian’s blog.
In-brief: Leaders of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee introduced the Protecting Cyber Networks Act on Tuesday. The bill would make it easier for companies to share information about attacks with each other and with the government. It also addresses concerns about omnibus spying by U.S. intelligence agencies.