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HITRUST Applauds Signing of Cybersecurity Act of 2015 by Congress

23638435_xlThe U.S. Congress has voted to pass the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 as part of the omnibus spending package. The Act formalizes the process for information sharing, encouraging private entities to share amongst themselves and with the government. The Act also provides legal certainty that companies sharing information have safe harbor against frivolous lawsuits when voluntarily sharing and receiving threat indicators and defensive measures in real time, as well as when taking actions to mitigate cyber attacks.(HITRUST Applauds Signing of Cybersecurity Act of 2015 by Congress, 2015)

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HITRUST Applauds Signing of Cybersecurity Act of 2015 by Congress. (2015, December). Retrieved from HITRUST News Alert: http://hitrust.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/d/A654EB8D0EF32A0B/6B536E4DAD7A6A14D9767B6002735221

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