Inside Cybersecurity

October 23, 2021

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Industry emphasizes ‘bi-directional’ info-sharing, liability protection in incident reporting legislation ahead of Senate markup

By Sara Friedman / October 6, 2021

The Senate Homeland Security Committee marks up legislation today to create a cyber incident reporting mandate for critical infrastructure operators, a measure that takes into consideration industry hurdles while still raising concerns over the strength of its liability protections.

The bill introduced by Senate Homeland Security Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) and ranking member Rob Portman (R-OH) sets up a regime to require “critical infrastructure owners and operators to report to CISA within 72 hours if they are experiencing a...

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