U.S. Officials Renew Push for Cybersecurity Legislation

Senior U.S. officials sought to mend fences with the technology industry as they renewed their pleas for legislation to increase the flow of information about cyber attacks between federal agencies and private companies. A plan to protect companies from privacy lawsuits if they turn over data on electronic intrusions was a central feature of the administrations cybersecurity agenda last year, but legislation containing it failed to pass and it has not gained momentum during this Congressional session.