While much of the buzz in DC this week surrounded the ongoing need for a new Speaker in the House of Representatives, there was still substantial policy news in cybersecurity, AI, and data privacy.
On the cybersecurity front, CISA and the JCDC publishetd new open source software security guidance specifically for operational technology and industrial control systems. Furthermore, the EPA announced that they would be rescinding the cyber risk memorandum for the water sector due to pending litigation, but the agency emphasized that they remain committed to cyber mitigation in water systems. Additionally, CISA released additional resources to be used for its Ransomware Vulnerability Warning Pilot.
Meanwhile, related to AI, House and Senate lawmakers sent a letter to the administration on the need for implementing an AI Bill of Rights as a binding directive for federal agencies in the forthcoming AI Executive Order. Lastly, related to data privacy, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that would provide the first-of-its-kind authority to California residents to delete personal data collected by data brokers.
Check it all out in the latest Cyber Report!