By Gautham Nagesh - 11/30/11 04:35 PM EST
The bill would reduce the barriers for information sharing between the private sector and the government while releasing firms acting in good faith from any legal liability. Unlike comprehensive legislation proposed in the Senate, the bill's provisions are entirely voluntary and include no security mandates.
“There is an economic cyber war going on today against U.S. companies. There are two types of companies in this country, those who know they’ve been hacked, and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked," Rep. Rogers said.