Government Information Security ArticlesInfosec Provisions Seen as Rider to Senate Defense Bill
Senator Hopes for a Vote on Cybersecurity Measure Before Elections
August 25, 2010 – Eric Chabrow, Executive Editor, GovInfoSecurity.com
The Senate is considering attaching cybersecurity legislation to a key defense authorization bill as a way to assure passage this year of the measure to reform the way the government safeguards its computer networks and that of key national IT systems, Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., said in an interview with GovInfoSecurity.com.
“It’s hard to get a measure like cybersecurity legislation passed on its own,” said Carper, who chairs a Senate subcommittee with cybersecurity oversight.
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Is this their way to shut down free speech on the internet?