- The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence, along with leaders from the National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation, voiced support for a federal data breach notification law, The Hill reports. Appearing before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, the leaders want mandatory breach reporting from the private sector to secure critical infrastructure and avoid incidents like the SolarWinds hack.
- The American Bankers Association joined three financial trade groups on a letter to U.S. financial regulators urging caution against plans for a data breach notification requirement. The associations argued the proposed criteria for what should be reported falls "well below the intended threshold of critical cybersecurity incidents."
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