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Cybersecurity Laws Expected
Because many members of Congress don't seem to recognize the potential threat of cyber attacks, the law Putnam has in mind will not be as wide-ranging as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which governs accounting procedures at public companies.
"There are a couple of areas where I believe the subcommittee will be drafting bills towards the end of this year that would impact the private sector," Putnam said at an e-government and cybersecurity event here this week. "We hope to begin that process before a major catastrophe. We would like to be on the front side of that."
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