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Commerce Dept. proposes rule establishing parameters to verify foreign customers using U.S. infrastructure-as-a-service products

By Sara Friedman / January 29, 2024

The Commerce Department is proposing new requirements for U.S. infrastructure-as-a-service providers to verify the identity of their foreign customers through a long-awaited proposed rule that builds on a Trump-era executive order and artificial intelligence efforts under the Biden administration.

“Foreign malicious cyber actors have utilized U.S. IaaS products to commit intellectual property and sensitive data theft, to engage in covert espionage activities, and to threaten national security by targeting U.S. critical infrastructure. After carrying out such illicit activity, these actors...

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