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.
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.
The Obama administration threatened to veto a House bill designed to defend critical US industries and corporate networks from electronic attacks.
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium
Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015