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July 2, 2022

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Sen. Portman says SEC’s disclosure requirements would raise cyber risks; other senators back proposal

By Charlie Mitchell / May 17, 2022

Senate Homeland Security ranking member Rob Portman (R-OH) is raising concerns over the level of public disclosure required in the SEC’s proposed cybersecurity rule for publicly traded companies, while a bipartisan group of national security-focused senators is urging the commission to press ahead with the proposal.

The comment period closed May 9 on a Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to require publicly traded companies to disclose cyber incidents and detail the roles of management and the board of directors...

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