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Tech Industry Works To Stem New Security Rules

Large vendors are trying to persuade the government that the rules are unnecessary because they’re already taking aggressive steps to defend against hackers. America’s largest technology companies are working to persuade the Department of Homeland Security against consideration of costly new computer-security rules, arguing that companies already are taking aggressive steps to defend against hackers. So far, industry has found a receptive audience. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was expected to solicit suggestions from executives Wednesday during an appearance at an industry conference in Santa Clara, Calif. The administration already is reconsidering its support for a plan that would require publicly traded companies to describe their hacker defenses to securities regulators. Full Story

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