Data security measures have a long, storied history of meeting their demise on Capitol Hill. But two proposals have the bipartisan support that give them at least a shot at passage in 2012.
Cyberspace is the fifth domain for U.S. Department of Defense activities, the agency said in its first-ever strategy for cyberspace operations, released Thursday.
Instead of imposing additional security regulations, the government must work with the private sector to develop incentives, according to a group of industry groups.
When fiction meets reality: Competitive Intelligence and corporate interests merge with nation state espionage priorities targeting private sector industry.
The Google-China attacks, revealed in January, kicked off a year in which the threat of cybespionage to steal corporate and government secrets firmly entrenched itself as part of the security battle zone.
Canada's federal government unveiled its long-awaited cybersecurity strategy in early October, committing $90 million over five years and $18 million in ongoing funding.