Under the newly minted law NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act, NIST will have a year to release guidance and resources to help small businesses improve their security posture.
A group of lawmakers from both parties have introduced a new bill in the House of Representatives that would stop states and local governments from passing laws governing encryption. This will prevent states from passing their own laws before the federal government figures out what to do.
A new bill would prevent government agencies from mandating backdoors in encrypted hardware or software products.
The bill in Georgia that would have legalized active defense measures and outlawed some security research was vetoed by the state's governor.
The Georgia governor may soon sign a bill that would legalize active cybersecurity defense measures.