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Senators, Tech Execs Recommend Hack Reporting Requirement

  • Heads of SolarWinds, Microsoft addressed lawmakers at hearing
  • Senate committee holds hearing on suspected Russian hack
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A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday recommended that the U.S. consider requiring companies to disclose when they have been hacked.

At the first public hearing before Congress since a massive cyber-attack by suspected Russian hackers was disclosed in December, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner, a Democrat, was joined by the vice chairman of the committee, Republican Senator Marco Rubio, in calling for the measure. Several others, including Senator Angus King, an independent, also voiced their support, as did several of the tech executives who were testifying.