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BSA Welcomes White House Engagement with Industry on Cybersecurity Policy

Listening session gives stakeholders an opportunity to air practical considerations

WASHINGTON, DC — October 17, 2012 —

BSA | The Software Alliance today welcomed efforts by the White House to engage with industry stakeholders on key aspects of cybersecurity policy.

“The Administration deserves kudos for actively listening to industry perspectives on cybersecurity policy,” said BSA Director of Government Relations Tim Molino after a Wednesday afternoon “listening session” at the White House. “We appreciate that Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel and his colleagues are weighing practical concerns as the President considers a possible executive order.”

“BSA agrees with the Administration that at the end of the day we need Congress to pass legislation,” said Molino. “We look forward to continuing to work with Members of Congress and the Administration to shape the cybersecurity policy that America desperately needs.”

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BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading global advocate for the software industry. It is an association of more than 70 world-class companies that invest billions of dollars annually to create software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. Through international government relations, intellectual property enforcement, and educational activities, BSA expands the horizons of the digital world and builds trust and confidence in the new technologies driving it forward.

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10/17/2012
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BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 60 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.
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