Following the Colonial Pipeline ransomware incident, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working to regulate cybersecurity in the pipeline industry. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will issue a directive this week to institute mandatory reporting requirements. Pipeline companies will be required to report cyber incidents to federal authorities. Another directive will be issued in the near future outlining new requirements organizations must follow to safeguard their systems and prevent cyber-attacks. The new directives look to be the first of many as Congress continues to look at updating the cybersecurity foundation of both private and federal organizations dealing with critical infrastructure. Binary Defense analysts will continue to monitor and report on new federal regulations and legislation dealing with cybersecurity.
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