Senate fails to pass Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, comprehensive legislation designed to protect against cyber attacks, failed to pass in the Senate, according to a report by The New York Times.

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) attached the bipartisan legislation to a defense bill, but Democrats did not lend support. The bill failed with a vote of 40 to 56.

This is the third time in three years that a bipartisan bill aimed at cybersecurity has become entangled in procedural actions, according to the report.

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