The House passed a cybersecurity bill Thursday aimed at encouraging greater sharing of threat data between the private sector and the federal government, but the White House has said it will veto the legislation if it does not include stronger privacy protections.
The bipartisan Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed 288 to 127, with 92 Democrats supporting it. But the bill faces resistance in the Senate, where senior Democrats say they intend to move legislation that includes more robust privacy safeguards as well as measures to protect the nation’s most critical computer systems.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), who chairs the House Intelligence Committee and co-sponsored the cybersecurity bill, said this month that he and his colleagues have discussed cyber-threat-sharing legislation with Senate counterparts.
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