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HILL TECH & CYBER BRIEF: Biden Charts Infrastructure Cyber Regs

Nov. 21, 2022, 11:13 AM

The Biden administration’s sustained focus on strengthening the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure is a sign that more regulatory action may soon follow, attorneys say.

The White House and a core group of federal agencies have continued to release updated cybersecurity guidance and requirements geared toward better protecting private companies in the most vulnerable sectors. The chemical sector is the latest focus, with the administration advancing its “Chemical Action Plan” in an October statement.

Threats to the nation’s 16 critical infrastructure sectors identified by the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency—such as health care and energy—have risen as foreign nations seek ...