Will partisan gridlock be the future of American cybersecurity legislation?

Members of Congress made headlines last year for their inability to agree on cybersecurity legislation, prompting President Obama to sign an Executive Order on Cybersecurity on Feb. 12, 2013, to lay the foundation for a framework of protocols to keep America’s sensitive information and systems safer from danger.

But will White House discord and drama become the norm whenever cybersecurity is discussed, or will last year’s events be a rare incident? We asked security experts at this year’s RSA conference for their forecast.

Hilton Collins, Staff Writer
Hilton Collins  |  GT Staff Writer

By day, Hilton Collins is a staff writer for Government Technology and Emergency Management magazines who covers sustainability, cybersecurity and disaster management issues. By night, he’s a sci-fi/fantasy fanatic, and if he had to choose between comic books, movies, TV shows and novels, he’d have a brain aneurysm. He can be reached at hcollins@govtech.com and on @hiltoncollins on Twitter.