FEB 28, 2016 | US
Statement from BSA | The Software Alliance on Bipartisan McCaul-Warner Security Commission
WASHINGTON — February 29, 2016 — The national commission proposed by House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul and Senator Mark Warner is a welcome contribution that could prove to be an important part of a comprehensive strategy to address security and technology challenges in the digital age. We commend them for their leadership. These are difficult issues involving numerous interests, and they deserve full and thoughtful consideration to ensure we avoid unintended consequences. BSA | The Software Alliance is ready to engage productively in much-needed dialogues that contribute to a better understanding of the key role security technologies such as encryption play in our society.
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 help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 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.