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August 11, 2022

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Sen. King, a Solarium Commission leader, sees incident reporting mandate as key element in deterrence policy

By Charlie Mitchell / June 30, 2021

The United States has the ability to disrupt international ransomware gangs but needs the private sector to report attacks, according to Sen. Angus King (I-ME), who is pushing for a mandatory incident reporting requirement for critical infrastructure operators accompanied by liability protection.

“To the extent we have the ability to disrupt ransomware gangs in other countries we should do so,” King said Tuesday. “We do have assets in Cyber Command and the National Security Agency that can disrupt those who...

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