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Business Roundtable President John Engler today praised the U.S. House of Representatives, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI), Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and members of the Committee for passing H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA).
In testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, in a hearing on “Advanced Cyber Threats Facing Our Nation,” Business Roundtable President John Engler said:
We are writing to express our support for the reintroduction of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). We believe that CISPA provides a strong starting point for Congress to initiate debate on information sharing legislation this year.
Washington – In testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, in a hearing on “Advanced Cyber Threats Facing Our Nation,” Business Roundtable President John Engler endorsed the “Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.” Engler told Congress: