- The U.S. Senate passed the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act, a package of bills presented by Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., to enhance U.S. cybersecurity. The legislation would require companies involved in critical infrastructure, including energy and health care, to report cyberattacks and ransomware payments. A 72-hour breach reporting requirement is also included. The bill moved to the U.S. House for further consideration.
- Senior U.S. Department of Justice officials criticized the Senate-passed cybersecurity bill because it lacks a specific direct reporting requirement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, The Hill reports.
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