3 Key Details To Watch Out For As Congress Reflects On Breach Report Law

By Ben Kochman (Nov 24, 2021, 8:02 p.m. EST) – Congress is set to pass legislation requiring some companies to disclose cyberattacks and ransomware payments, but unresolved details, such as the deadline for report the incidents, are worth watching as lawmakers have proposed to pass a bill before the end of the year.

The US Senate is expected to resume negotiations on Monday on a defense policy spending bill that includes a one-of-a-kind amendment that would require critical infrastructure operators and federal agencies to report attacks to Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within 72 hours. The proposal, which enjoys bipartisan support, would also require companies with more than 50 employees to alert authorities within …

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