Chair of Senate security panel eyes bipartisan silver lining to Congress data breach

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WASHINGTON (CN) — If there is any upside to last week’s hack of D.C. Health Link, which may have included a cache of personal information linked to members of Congress, Senator Gary Peters suggested that it is the possibility of it lighting a fire for more aggressive legislative action on cybersecurity issues.

“I have seen, just over the last few years, that the amount of attention that my colleagues have paid to cybersecurity has increased,” Peters told Courthouse News on the sidelines of a hearing Thursday at the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which he chairs.

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