Technology trade groups American Electronics Association and Information Technology Association of America hope that together, they'll become a stronger industry advocacy voice.
Together they will enhance efforts to shape security policy in Washington, D.C., says Symantec CEO John Thompson.
Harris Miller, the president of the Information Technology Association of America, tells CNET News.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper how American business should react to the heated campaign debate over sending U.S. jobs abroad.
AEA and ITAA look to present united front to Washington, and together would represent more than 2,000 companies.
RSA Conference panelists take a hard look at the pros and cons of regulating the software industry. Speakers include TechNet CEO Rick White, Counterpane CTO Bruce Schneier, ITAA President Harris Miller and former White House cybersecurity czar Richard Clarke.