Prepare Now for New Cybersecurity Regulations


Organizations need to evaluate the potential impact of these new rules.

An array of new cybersecurity regulations is in the offing, reports Harvard Business Review. In the United States alone, “the Federal Trade Commission, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are all working on new rules,” says Stuart Madnick. 

Globally, other initiatives include “China and Russia’s data localization requirements, India’s CERT-In incident reporting requirements, and the EU’s GDPR and its incident reporting,” Madnick says. Thus, organizations “need to be working now to understand the kinds of regulations that are presently being considered, ascertain the uncertainties and potential impacts, and prepare to act.”

The article looks at challenges of navigating the shifting rules and offers practical tips that can be implemented right away, including:

At minimum, Madnick says, make sure you have someone who can evaluate the impact of these regulations on your organization.

Learn more at Harvard Business Review.


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