The Senate on Tuesday approved the Cybersecurity InformationSharing Act (CISA) on a 74-21 vote.

The bill aims to give companies legal immunity for sharingpotential data breaches with the Department of Homeland Security(DHS), which could then share such information with other federalagencies, including the FBI and the National Security Agency.

The Senate's version of CISA now heads to a conference committeewhere lawmakers will attempt to reconcile it with two versionspassed by the House earlier this year, according FedScoop, whichcovers government technology news.

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