James Woolsey

Grid-Protecting CIPA: Enacted, But In Time?

Grid-Protecting CIPA: Enacted, But In Time?

Congress, virtually at the last legislative minute in 2016, and unnoted by the press, finally passed the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (CIPA)—arguably the most important cyber-security legislation ever approved.  The bill, long-championed by Congressman Trent Franks (AZ) and sponsored by Senator Ron Johnson (WI) in the Senate, has traveled a long road.