House Passes Bipartisan Cybersecurity Information-Sharing Bill

April 22, 2015 – In The News
USA Today

Scott L. Vernick was quoted in the USA Today article, “House Passes Bipartisan Cybersecurity Information-Sharing Bill.” Full text can be found in the April 22, 2015, issue, but a synopsis is below.

On Wednesday, the House voted 307-116 to approve the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, a bipartisan cybersecurity bill that will make it easier for companies to share cyber-threat information with the government and deter breaches by criminals, terrorists and rogue nations.

"Today's action by the House is an important step forward in the fight against cyber-attacks and cyber-crime," said Scott Vernick, a noted privacy attorney. "Any meaningful offense requires joint action by both the private sector and the government in real time."

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