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The 2022 Cyber Incident Reporting Law: Key Issues to Watch

Against the background of the Russia-Ukraine war, public officials have warned that Moscow or other hacktivist groups may escalate their malicious cyber operations, which could (directly or indirectly) impact the United States and local businesses. Congress, in response to these concerns and the significant increase in cyberattacks in recent years, has enacted a law requiring… Read More »

Congress Passes Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022 | Insights

Reports to CISA. The CIRCIA was quickly included and approved as part of federal omnibus appropriations legislation, which passed on March 11, 2022, and was signed by President Joe Biden on March 15, 2022. CIRCIA garnered bipartisan support in light of increased national cybersecurity risk in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  The… Read More »

President Biden Signs into Law the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act, Expanding Cyber Reporting Obligations for a Wide Range of Public and Private Entities

March 22, 2022 Click for PDF On March 15, 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act, which was included in an omnibus appropriations bill.[1]  Against the backdrop of high-profile cyberattacks on critical infrastructure providers and growing concerns of retaliatory cyberattacks relating to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the… Read More »

Sounding the Alarm: New Federal Law Will Mandate the Reporting of Cybersecurity Incidents Involving Critical Infrastructure – What Companies Need to do now to be Prepared

In response to increased and persistent cybersecurity threats to American infrastructure, Congress passed the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act (SACA), which President Joe Biden signed into law on March 15. SACA is likely the first of many steps toward a federal privacy and breach notification framework. Included in SACA is the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical… Read More »

Biden Signs Cyber Incident and Reporting Act, Requires Reporting

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 Consolidated Appropriations Act contained numerous… Read More »

Biden signs cyber incident reporting bill into law

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 Democratic lawmakers, including including House… Read More »