Security experts mostly critical of proposed threat intelligence sharing bill

This fall, the Senate is expected to take another look at the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA, but many security experts and privacy advocates are opposed.

Cybersecurity has been in the news a lot this summer, and not just with several new high-profile breaches in government and the in private sector.

Last month alone, the Pentagon began requiring defense contractors to report breaches, the White House Office of Management and Budget proposed new cybersecurity rules for contractor supply chains, and a court agreed that the Federal Trade Commission has the authority to enforce cybersecurity standards.

And many security experts agree that it’s important for companies to share cybersecurity information, in real time, without risk of being publicly embarrassed, fined, or sued.

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