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December 2, 2023

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FTC provides recommendations to Congress on options for combatting ransomware

By Jacob Livesay / October 23, 2023

The Federal Trade Commission has submitted a report to Congress detailing potential legislative changes that would bolster the regulatory agency’s efforts to address international ransomware attacks.

The report released on Friday details FTC efforts to combat ransomware and provides legislative recommendations for Congress.

The report was required by the 2022 RANSOMWARE Act, which made changes to the SAFE WEB Act that was enacted by Congress in 2006.

The SAFE WEB Act “provides a framework to engage in cross-border...

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