Scott signs medical monitoring bill into law

Irina Baranova

The former ChemFab plant in Bennington. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger After vetoing similar legislation twice before, Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday signed into law a medical monitoring bill that has for years garnered strong support from state lawmakers. The law carves out a specific right for people who have […]

Biden signs cyber incident reporting bill into law

Irina Baranova

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 […]

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

Irina Baranova

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 […]

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

Irina Baranova

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 […]