There are two pieces of legislation already in front of Congress that would set reporting requirements for ransomware payments, each proposing different time windows for different industries and company sizes. A third now seeks a 48-hour limit.
New cyber incident reporting bill that has been introduced to the Senate would create new ransomware payment reporting requirements if passed, including a strict 24-hour limit for any business with more than 50 employees.
A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC finds that Americans have a very pessimistic overall view of online security and privacy, believing that things like location data and even private text messages are likely to be exposed.
A new data sharing law that recently went into effect in New York City is being challenged by food delivery giant DoorDash on the grounds that it requires revealing too much confidential and sensitive information to restaurants.
Many businesses are still struggling to understand and comply with data protection laws and regulations. Study finds that 62.4% of companies are still not ‘completely compliant’ with data regulations which means vulnerable consumers.
House Democrats are looking to put reins on Big Tech through legislative means. A proposed $1 billion addition to the $3.5 trillion economic package would go to the FTC for the purposes of establishing a digital division.
News has recently emerged that the US Census Bureau was compromised by a cyber attack in January 2020 which was traced back to a Citrix vulnerability that had just been publicly disclosed about a month prior.
Last week's White House cybersecurity summit was the Biden administration's first formal public-private meeting on the subject of national security, drawing together executives from some of the biggest names in key industries.
As part of the Biden administration's ongoing infrastructure bill project, which looks to commit trillions of dollars to addressing longtime issues with the country's vital utilities, $1.9 billion has been proposed for cybersecurity funding.
New Senate report reveals that the government’s biggest targets are not keeping pace with threats. Seven of eight federal agencies were found to have not made any meaningful improvements to their security since 2019.