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Tech trade group leery of new regulations proposed in Biden’s cyber strategy

March 3, 2023

Via: FCW

A leading trade association representing the information and communications technology industries has pushed back on a series of software liability reforms featured in the new national cybersecurity strategy this week.

The Information Technology Industry Council warned of overreach, implementation issues and questioned what evidence the administration had to support claims that tech firms weren’t using effective software security measures during a briefing on Friday, a day after the White House released the sweeping 35-page document. The strategy – the first to be released since 2018 – calls for a fundamental shift in accountability towards technology firms and entities “that fail to take reasonable precautions to secure their software.”

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