Grassley says cyber-security bill is a step backwards

, U.S. Senator from Iowa.

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By Matt Kelley – “The proposal is seriously flawed,” Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says. “It’s kind of heavy-handed on the part of the federal government and I think it’s unnecessarily costly. Ironically, it would likely slow down the ability of the United States to respond to these cyber threats.”

He says the alternative legislation aims to address cyber-security threats “without the overreaching hand of the government.” Grassley says the focus should be on reforming existing federal government agencies, streamlining regulation and looking for efficiencies that will strengthen the country’s capacity to deal with cyber-attacks. more>


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