Warner says ‘time is now’ for cyber incident reporting legislation

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It might sound surprising, but many federal contractors are under no obligation to report cybersecurity breaches to the government. That could changing under a new bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate this week. The Cyber Incident Notification Act of 2021 would require contractors, critical infrastructure companies, and agencies themselves for that matter, to report successful cyber intrusions within 24 hours. For more, Federal News Network’s Justin Doubleday spoke with one of the bill sponsors, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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