McCain vs. Lieberman – SecureIT vs. Cybersecurity Act of 2012

Senator John McCain along with 5 other Republican senators released their counterproposal to the Lieberman-Collins Cybersecurity Act of 2012 released last month. The bill is called the Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information and Technology (Secure IT) Act. Let me start by saying that when I see a bill that cleverly named… Read More

McCain Disses the Department of Homeland Security, Dashes Hopes for Security Bill in 2012

Senator John McCain last week dissed the Department of Homeland Security, stating that the NSA is better suited to preventing cyberattacks. Wait, what? The NSA has tremendous cyber capabilities, don’t get me wrong. But wasn’t DHS formed to prevent the kinds of bureaucratic nightmares of sharing information between agencies. The DHS has a National Cybersecurity… Read More