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Jul 26, 2012

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President Obama wants a new cybersecurity bill to help prevent online attacks against companies and government bodies. The fear is that a large attack could knock out power, water, cause mayhem. The president may get his wish. A bill championed by Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut could come to a vote in the Senate soon. He talks about why the bill is more carrots instead of sticks. Plus, Microsoft posts the entire, growing AIDS Memorial Quilt online.

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Sen. Joe Lieberman on why the new cybersecurity bill is more carrot than stick

Jul 26, 2012
Will incentives be enough to spark security improvement in corporate America?

President Obama wants a new cybersecurity bill to help prevent online attacks against companies and government bodies. The fear is that a large attack could knock out power, water, cause mayhem. The president may get his wish. A bill championed by Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut could come to a vote in the Senate soon. He talks about why the bill is more carrots instead of sticks. Plus, Microsoft posts the entire, growing AIDS Memorial Quilt online.

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