Biden Signs Cyber Incident and Reporting Act, Requires Reporting

Emily Parkin

On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed into law the 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act containing the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022 (the “Cyber Incident Reporting Act”). While President Biden’s remarks highlighted the $13.6 billion in funding “to address Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the impact on surrounding countries,” the 2022 […]

Biden signs cyber incident reporting bill into law

Emily Parkin

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law a $1.5 trillion government funding bill that includes legislation mandating critical infrastructure owners report if their organization has been hacked or made a ransomware payment. Biden signed the legislation during a White House ceremony that was attended by administration officials and top […]

Biden signs law on reporting critical infrastructure cyber attacks

Emily Parkin

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden signed into law a federal cyber attack reporting requirement aimed at protecting critical infrastructure in the United States. The Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act of 2022 was created to shore up cyberdefenses and increase the power of agencies investigating cybersecurity incidents. The Cyber Incident Reporting […]

Biden appointees split on key cyber bill

Emily Parkin

CISA Director Jen Easterly has praised the reporting mandate as a critical tool for enhancing the nation’s cyber defenses. But on Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the legislation would make the country “less safe” and FBI Director Christopher Wray said it had “serious flaws.” An FBI official later […]

FACT SHEET: President Biden Signs National Security Memorandum to Improve the Cybersecurity of National Security, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community Systems

Emily Parkin

Today, President Biden signed a National Security Memorandum (NSM) to improve the cybersecurity of National Security, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community Systems, as required in his Executive Order (E.O) 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. This NSM requires that, at minimum, National Security Systems employ the same network cybersecurity measures […]