What Obama's re-election means for IT

While technology wasn”t addressed a whole lot during the presidential campaign, experts say Obama”s re-election will have an impact on IT – particularly in the areas of cyber security, privacy and piracy.

Senate delays IT security law – possibly for good

Last week, the Senate failed to pass a proposed IT security law that would protect tech systems supporting the nation’s critical infrastructure — and could unfairly increase costs for private businesses, according to some critics. 

Revamped Secure IT Act introduced in the Senate

We’ve reported recently on proposals for cybersecurity laws being drafted and introduced in Congress. Now here comes a new proposal from Senate Republicans. 

Alternative IT security law proposed in Senate

As the debate continues over various proposed federal IT security laws, a new bill has been introduced that’s being labeled a compromise between different proposals. 

Alternate IT security law proposed in Senate

In response to a wide-reaching IT security law proposed in Congress, a group of Senators has introduced a different, more business-friendly bill. 

Information security law would increase IT costs for businesses, critics say

A new information security law has been proposed in the Senate. If it’s passed, it could increase IT costs for many private companies, according to opponents of the bill.