BWW Geeks World

Verizon Supports Bipartisan House Cybersecurity Bill

February 13
3:34 2013
Verizon Supports Bipartisan House Cybersecurity Bill

Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.), chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced legislation on Wednesday (Feb. 13) similar to cybersecurity legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives last April. The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice president, federal government relations:

"Verizon supports legislation that boosts ongoing cybersecurity efforts and promotes the sharing of cyberthreat information among communications companies and federal agencies, provides appropriate liability protections and consumer privacy safeguards, and achieves greater cybersecurity without technology mandates or prescriptive rules. It's important that communications infrastructure providers retain the flexibility to implement all measures available to them to secure their networks and protect their customers.

"Verizon appreciates the leadership and dedication of the bill's principal authors, Reps. Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger, to build consensus around legislation on this important national security issue. Verizon will continue to work with key policymakers in Congress and the administration to achieve enactment of bipartisan, consensus cybersecurity legislation this year."

Related Links
IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones S.A. announces Results for the six-month period of 2016 Ended December 31, 2015IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones S.A. announces Results for the six-month period of 2016 Ended December 31, 2015
February 12, 2016
Avigilon Opens New Office Near Boston's Technology HubAvigilon Opens New Office Near Boston's Technology Hub
February 11, 2016
Mitsubishi Electric Develops Indoor Positioning System Using Wireless Communication and Acoustic RangingMitsubishi Electric Develops Indoor Positioning System Using Wireless Communication and Acoustic Ranging
February 11, 2016
Real Endpoints' RxScorecard Predicted Launch Failure of Major New Anti-Cholesterol DrugsReal Endpoints' RxScorecard Predicted Launch Failure of Major New Anti-Cholesterol Drugs
February 11, 2016
Corus Entertainment Files Information Circular for Proposed Acquisition of Shaw MediaCorus Entertainment Files Information Circular for Proposed Acquisition of Shaw Media
February 11, 2016


About Author

   Subscribe to Author Alerts


GEEKS VIDEOS



Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow