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Different committees oversee different agencies and businesses. And lawmakers, ever protective of their prerogatives, are often reluctant to allow other committees to act on contested or shared turf.
“There are so many elements and aspects of our online lives that are touched by ever-changing technology that putting together policies and laws that don’t become antiquated and yet address the concerns of all the relevant stakeholders is not easily done,” Ms. Herrera-Flanigan said. “The government has struggled to address [cybersecurity] for more than 25 years.”
“We will see a lot of activity in the 113th Congress on the cyber front,” she said.
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Shaun Waterman is an award-winning reporter for The Washington Times, covering foreign affairs, defense and cybersecurity. He was a senior editor and correspondent for United Press International for nearly a decade, and has covered the Department of Homeland Security since 2003. His reporting on the Sept. 11 Commission and the tortuous process by which some of its recommendations finally became ...
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