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Last week the U.S. Senate failed to pass new cybersecurity legislation that would have granted benefits to critical national infrastructure organisations if their computer systems and processes passed third party tests. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta supported the bill but Republicans argued that it would snowball and become a financial burden on the government. The bill included conditions that would provide liability protections to any company compliant with the agreed cybersecurity standa...
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