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U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (right), D-Mich., speaks to the media as Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., look on following the weekly Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on March 1, 2022 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Senate report criticizes feds’ approach to ransomware investigations

The federal government is not responding effectively to the ransomware crisis, according to a report from the Senate Homeland Security panel.
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Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speak to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, right, after a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing Sept. 21, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Nash – Pool/Getty Images)

The long, bumpy road to cyber incident reporting legislation — and the one still ahead

The legislation eventually garnered widespread support on its way to becoming law, but much remains unresolved.
Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., right, speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on June 8, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds-Pool / Getty Images)

Biden administration officials push Congress to shape breach reporting mandates

It's part of an ongoing dance in the legislative and executive branches between demanding and requesting private sector action.
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 11: Brandon Wales, Acting Director Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency at U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Ryan Higgins, Chief Information Security Officer at U.S. Department of Commerce, are sworn in at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing (Photo by Tasos Katopodis-Pool/Getty Images)

Colonial Pipeline didn’t tell CISA about ransomware incident, highlighting questions about information sharing

It wasn't the only incident on lawmakers' minds where they thought information sharing fell short.
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