Federal cyber security law voted down – executive order on the way?

Despite support from President Obama, a major proposal for a cyber security law has been voted down in the Senate. Experts say that may mean an executive order is on its away. 

Controversial IT security bill passed by the house

Last week, the House of Representatives passed a modified cybersecurity bill designed to help organizations and the government share more information about IT security threats. But the bill still faces several obstacles before it becomes law. 

Senate nearing vote on information security law, aide says

After several other attempts over the past few years, the Senate could be close to agreeing on a national information security law. 

Congress working on new data security law

Most security professionals want the federal government to pass a data security law. But will it ever happen?