Several leading technology industry associations, including TechNet, Washington, CompTIA, Downers Grove, Ill., Internet Association, Washington, TechAmerica, Washington, and more co-signed a letter pushing Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. They praised the current bill before the Senate, especially the inclusion of an expansion of green cards and H-1B visas for high skilled workers. The letter states that it is “essential for our economy to continue to foster innovation…through an educated and highly skilled workforce of domestic and foreign-born talent.”
Security Industry Association, Silver Spring, Md., announced a new journal focused on new information security issues. The journal, SIA Technology Insights, published their first print issue in June. SIA members may request a complimentary copy of the first issue.