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August 14, 2022

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Incident reporting mandate may hitch a ride this year, but other cyber initiatives attached to big-ticket bills are stalled

By Charlie Mitchell / January 14, 2022

An omnibus appropriations bill or the China-focused “innovation and competition act” are possible vehicles for cyber incident reporting legislation this year, sources say, while election security provisions in a voting rights bill and an infusion of funding for state and local cybersecurity in the so-called Build Back Better package may have run into a legislative dead end.

House and Senate Homeland Security leaders late last year reached agreement on adding ransomware language to the incident reporting legislation, but lawmakers ultimately...

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