Data localization has caused problems for US-based internet services trying to compete globally.
A top German official said he expects all 28 members to agree to the change.
"Just talking about the need to fight back against malicious cyber actors isn't enough."
The two met on the sides of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.
The Defense Department is testing a range of operations intended to disrupt ISIS’ online activities.
The national security focus has stayed on the federal investigation into Clinton’s emails.
The policy is “wholly lacking any new information," McCain said.
Experts say Capitol Hill is a regular target of cyberattacks.
The measure is the latest congressional effort to codify the DHS’s cybersecurity role.
“To protect ourselves, it is not enough to keep making fixes after every breach.”
The remarks come as China's Xi is set to arrive in D.C. for an official state visit.
Agencies and lawmakers are suddenly rushing to protect vehicles from cyberattacks.
But FireEye says the drop is not solely the result of last year's US-China anti-hacking pledge.
There is no indication yet of whether money was stolen.
The move is a nod to the realization that the cyber war is expanding.
The State and Local Cyber Protection Act is being introduced on Thursday.
Pyongyang was blamed for the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The latest wave of attacks cast doubt on Russia as the culprit, the researcher writes.
Lawmakers have criticized a proposal to regulate the export of hacking technology.
But opponents want the cybersecurity legislation to get a stand-alone vote.
In the past year, the aviation industry has come under siege from hackers.
The Chinese president addressed hacking allegations in the first speech of a U.S. visit.
Pentagon's chief information officer wants international "rules of engagement."
Candidates say Obama should have been tougher over Chinese cyber attacks.