“A pair of Senate Democrats say that major hacks at Home Depot and Apple show the need for a new data security bill.
‘We have been advocates for data security and breach notification legislation that would better protect consumers and improve corporate responsibility,’ Sens. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said in one of the letters, to Apple chief Tim Cook. ‘The recent data security incidents that have affected major corporations, including Apple, demonstrate the need for such federal legislation.'”