US Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

The US Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said.

US House OKs cybersecurity bill despite veto threat

The House approved the bill 248-168, prompting the top Republican and Democrat on the intelligence committee who sponsored it to issue a joint statement lauding the bipartisan approval.

White House threatens veto of cybersecurity bill

The Obama administration threatened to veto a House bill designed to defend critical US industries and corporate networks from electronic attacks.