April 18, 2021

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Reuters exclusively reports software vendors would have to disclose breaches to U.S. government users under new order


Reuters exclusively reported that a planned Biden administration executive order will require many software vendors to notify their federal government customers when the companies have a cybersecurity breach. Following the SolarWinds Corp hack, which came to light in December, the order would adopt measures long sought by security experts, including requiring multi-factor authentication and encryption of data inside federal agencies.

Article Tags

Topics of Interest: Technology

Type: Reuters Best

Sectors: Technology

Regions: North America

Win Types: Exclusivity

Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop

Media Types: Text

Customer Impact: Important Regional Story