NSA chief urges passage of cybersecurity bill to protect critical infrastructure

National Security Agency Director and U.S. Cyber Command chief Gen. Keith Alexander warned that cyberattacks against U.S. critical infrastructure will continue if Congress fails to pass a bill requiring information-sharing between government and industries. "Somebody who has a database that can look at the foreign and the domestic numbers can ... get the information back quickly and can tell you where there's a threat and where there's not," Alexander said. But the chances of passing major cybersecurity legislation this year are dim, according to Roll Call.

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