From the Web: Cybersecurity Legislation Slated for Action in 2018, if Congressional Schedule Allows

Congress has a compressed calendar this year, but legislators are pushing for time on data breach legislation.

1/5/2018 12:31 PM

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From the Web: Cybersecurity Legislation Slated for Action in 2018, if Congressional Schedule Allows

Delayed legislation to develop a federal data breach notification standard is among the cybersecurity issues Congress is focusing on in 2018, if the shorter legislative calendar allows time for action, the Washington Examiner reports.

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., said he hopes to propose a breach notification bill in the first quarter, and he is in talks with leaders from the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the issue, according to the article.

Luetkemeyer chairs the House Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee.

The subcommittee and the Commerce Committee had “rival approaches” to cybersecurity in the past, but are discussing ways to move forward together, according to the Washington Examiner.

Similar efforts have yet to develop in the Senate, but leaders of the committees with jurisdiction on cybersecurity have called for legislation, it reports.

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