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Bipartisan Senators Introduce Legislation to Require Cyber Incident Reporting; Sen. Mark Warner Quoted

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A bipartisan legislation was introduced Wednesday in an effort to make cyber intrusion reporting a federal requirement and, partly, in response to the hacking incidents that affected the Colonial Pipeline, information technology management firm SolarWinds and other public and private entities. The reports are expected to support the government's efforts in safeguarding critical industries.

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Everbridge Partners with JARVISS to Mitigate Impact of COVID-19 for U.S. Army; David Meredith Quoted

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Everbridge has announced that the Joint Analytic Real-Time Virtual Information Sharing System (JARVISS) has been deployed to assess and respond to the impact that the COVID-19 outbreak has on Army staff, facilities, installations, and offsite special events, Everbridge reported on Monday

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Andy Ozment, John Felker to Spearhead DHS Cyber Info Exchange Hub

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has assigned Andy Ozment, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at DHS, to assume the responsibility of overseeing the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. Johnson announced Monday that John Felker, formerly director of cyber and intelligence strategy at Hewlett Packard‘s enterprise services …

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Alejandro Mayorkas: Senate Cyber Bill Falls Short of DHS’ Privacy Protection Goals

Alejandro Mayorkas, deputy secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, has warned that Senate’s Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act would curb privacy rights and complicate threat intelligence exchange efforts, National Journal reported Monday. Kaveh Waddell writes Mayorkas raised his concerns about the Senate Intelligence Committee-approved bill in a written response to an …

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CRS Report Compares House, Senate Cyber Info Sharing Bills

Five bills introduced into the 114th Congress seek to increase public-private information sharing efforts to protect computing systems and data against hackers, according to a Congressional Research Service report. CRS said June 12 the House has passed the Protecting Cyber Networks Act and the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act, while …

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House OKs Bill to Authorize Digital Threat Data Sharing

The House of Representatives passed a cybersecurity bill by a 307-116 vote Wednesday to limit liability for companies that report threat information to the U.S. government, the New York Times reported Wednesday. Jennifer Steinhauer writes the Protecting Cyber Networks Act specifies that businesses and federal agencies must remove any personal …

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Cyber Info Sharing Bill Moves to Full House Vote

House Homeland Security Committee members have unanimously passed a bill that would offer liability protection to businesses that share cyber threat information with the federal government, GovInfoSecurity reported Tuesday. Eric Chabrow writes the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015 will move on to the full House for final approval. …

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Report: House Plans Floor Consideration for Cyber Bill After Spring Recess

The House will deliberate on a proposed cybersecurity legislation the week of April 21 to address liability protections for the private sector to facilitate cyber information sharing with the government, the National Journal reported Thursday. Dustin Volz writes that a memo from Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) stated the schedule as lawmakers work to prioritize …

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