What the Newly Signed US Cyber-Incident Law Means for Security

Irina Baranova

When President Biden signed the omnibus spending bill Tuesday, he also put the bipartisan Cyber Incident Reporting Act into effect, which requires critical infrastructure companies in the 16 industry sectors identified by the federal government to report to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within 72 hours if they […]

New Cybersecurity Law Will Require Cyber-Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure | Alston & Bird

Irina Baranova

In the wake of widespread ransomware attacks, the newly enacted Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act will require “covered entities” to report data breaches to federal regulators. Our Privacy, Cyber & Data Strategy Team answers pressing questions about the new law. What companies and industries are covered? What types of cyber-incidents must […]