The measure, in the works for two years, is intended to punish and deter foreign adversaries.
What first looked like an attempt to breach security now appears to have been a wrong turn by two men who police believe stole a vehicle and perhaps didn’t stop because they had drugs inside.
Security hawks want to preserve the spy agency authorities as the deadline to act approaches.
A bipartisan House bill includes limits to data sharing but would grant legal immunity to firms, and activists still see risks.
The nation needs to increase capacity “on the offensive side” to fend off attacks, the admiral said.
NSA general counsel is latest in a string of government officials to take jobs in the private sector focused on cyber security.
Experts say the former secretary of state’s account all but certainly lacked the level of security that would have been provided by the government.
A case discussing the covert operation could complicate nuclear talks with Iran, officials said.
Malicious software used in the Anthem hack conclusively matches malware that was used to target a small U.S. defense contractor, according to ThreatConnect.
Evgeniy Bogachev, 31, is wanted in the siphoning of more than $100 million from American bank accounts.