March 15, 2022

Cyber Incident Reporting Bill

Industry: Critical Infrastructure | Level: Strategic | Source: TheRecord

As reported by TheRecord, the United States Senate has approved legislation requiring “critical infrastructure operations alert the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within 72 hours of a breach and 24 hours if the organization pays a ransom.” The bill was passed to United States President Joe Biden and it is expected to be signed. The legislation, as stated by CISA Director Jen Easterly, would provide intelligence advantages “these reports from our private sector partners [will be used] to build a common understanding of how our adversaries are targeting U.S. networks and critical infrastructure.”