Jun 012011

Gautham Nagesh reports:

The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced a comprehensive review of data security and eletronic privacy issues on Wednesday, beginning with Thursday’s hearing on data breaches at Sony and Epsilon.

The announcement signals the committee is likely staking out its place for the upcoming debates on comprehensive cybersecurity and privacy legislation, both of which have been gaining momentum in the Senate in recent months.

The committee will initially focus on data security and how companies should prevent intrusions that compromise customers’ personal data.

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