Laws won't stop cybercriminals, say experts

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 3:57 AM EST

Terrorists and organized criminals are using computer vulnerabilities to line their pockets, but many cybersecurity ideas coming out of the U.S. Congress may not help much, some experts said Wednesday.

Legislation that would require companies with data breaches to notify affected customers will create new expenses for companies, much the way the Sarbanes-Oxley Act did, said Bruce Kobayashi, a law professor at George Mason University.

At InfoWorld.

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