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May 13, 2021

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Sen. Warner looks to bring industry onboard for ‘limited’ mandatory cyber incident reporting with liability protection

By Charlie Mitchell / April 27, 2021

Senate Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) says the SolarWinds hack has “accelerated the timetable” for moving beyond a strictly voluntary information-sharing system between industry and government, while stressing that a targeted incident-reporting requirement can be crafted in a way that he believes will garner support from the business community.

There is “an evolving belief” that reporting on a voluntary basis “isn’t giving us the information we need” to counter the kind of sophisticated attacks seen in the SolarWinds incident, Warner...

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