Tag Archives: International Cybercrime

Senate Committee Considering Cybersecurity Bills; Reports Show Support for Cybersecurity Approach

Legislative Branch Activity Cybersecurity Legislation The Senate Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence is currently in the process of receiving stakeholder comments on its draft cybersecurity information sharing legislation that is likely to be introduced in the coming weeks. Last week, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) called on the Senate to act on their … Continue Reading

Sen. Gillibrand to Introduce Tax Credit Legislation for Investment in Cybersecurity; NIST Cybersecurity Framework Release Uncertain

Legislative Activity Cybersecurity Legislation Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced that she plans to introduce legislation soon that will offer tax credits to businesses that make investments in cybersecurity protections. Under her proposal, businesses would be able to claim a credit worth up to 30 percent of the costs of investment in new, qualified cyber defenses. … Continue Reading

House Committee Drafting Final Cyber Bill; Working Group Holds Meetings on Telecommunications Protection; Obama and China President Xi Jinping Discuss Cybersecurity

Legislative Activity House Homeland Security Committee Legislation The House Homeland Security Committee is drafting legislation that will codify the cybersecurity roles and responsibilities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as well as address other key aspects of cyber. This is the last of the cyber bills the House is expected to move through the … Continue Reading