The Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013 (H.R. 1163) and the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act (H.R. 756) both passed the House on Tuesday, with the news nearly flying under the radar, as passage of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) stole much of the cyber spotlight.
This week, the House of Representatives is expected to take up a controversial bill intended to enhance information sharing between the government and the private sector in an effort to improve the nation’s cybersecurity.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang to express concerns over recent cyber attacks on U.S. businesses and banks, which some say was the work of Chinese state-sponsored hackers.