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July 27, 2021

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Sen. Warner leads group on bill requiring incident reports from critical infrastructure operators

By Charlie Mitchell / July 21, 2021

Senate Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA), ranking member Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) today formally introduced legislation requiring critical infrastructure operators, government agencies and contractors to report within 24 hours of discovering a cyber intrusion, a measure inspired by the SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline hacks, the senators said.

The bill is expected to be referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. “We will of course work closely with Chairman [Gary] Peters [D-MI} to secure...


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