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FCC sets December deadline to provide feedback on cyber incident reporting rule for emergency alert systems

By Sara Friedman / November 23, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission is asking for feedback on a proposed rule that would require emergency alert system participants to report cyber incidents impacting their equipment and services, with a 30-day deadline for stakeholders to submit comments.

The notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register today includes specific proposals where the FCC wants stakeholder input. It follows a nationwide EAS test conducted by the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau in August 2021 which found issues with...

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