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December 4, 2022

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High-level China commission urges passage of legislation to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks

By Charlie Mitchell / November 17, 2022

A congressionally chartered commission on China is urging lawmakers to pass legislation designed to protect the most important critical infrastructure systems from Chinese cyber attacks, among a handful of cyber-related recommendations in the panel’s annual report.

“Congress [should] pass legislation codifying the concept of ‘systemically important critical infrastructure’ (SICI) and requiring SICI-designated entities, defense contractors, and recipients of federal funding for research and development of sensitive and emerging technologies to undertake enhanced hardening and mitigation efforts against cyberattacks,” according to...

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