Controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Passes Senate, Will Likely Become Law

This post originally appeared on Goldberg Segalla’s Data Privacy and Security blog. 

On October 27, 2015, the United States Senate passed S.754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA or the Act) 74-21. Without requiring such information sharing, CISA would create a system for federal agencies to receive threat information from private companies in real time.

However, the bill is not without controversy. As we discussed in August the Department of Homeland Security raised concerns in July and August that the “real time collaboration

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