Lawmaker: Cyberattacks against US getting worse

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 10, 2013 at 1:12 pm •  Published: February 10, 2013
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Rogers tells CBS' "Face the Nation" that the U.S. government has, essentially "set up lawn chairs, told the burglars where the silver is ... and opened the case of beer and watched them do it."

A bipartisan bill to shore up the nation's cyberdefenses passed the House, but died in the Senate in the last Congress. Similar legislation could be introduced again as early as this week.

For Rogers, the fix is "very simple."

" Share information about threats online," he said. "The senior leadership in the intelligence community said that they think that we can stop 90 percent of our problems by just sharing classified cyber threat information."