What Can Congress do to Fight Hackers?

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The election may be over but Washington isn’t moving on from the election hacking story just yet. With the intelligence community blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin for organizing hacks on Democratic political organizations to influence the American election to help Donald Trump, Capitol Hill is abuzz with talks of more hearings and new legislation. Cochairman of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, Congressman Jim Langevin joins this episode to talk about the challenges ahead. Also on this episode, cohost Peter Singer of New America discusses the president-elect's reticence to condemn Russia for the cyberattacks and cohost Sara Sorcher of the Christian Science Monitor's Passcode discusses Germany's plan to fight fake news. 

Show notes: www.csmonitor.com/World/Passcode/2017/0109/Germany-s-plan-to-fight-fake-news

Contributor:

Peter Singer is a strategist and senior fellow at New America. The author of multiple award-winning books, he is considered one of the world's leading experts on 21st century security issues.