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Senate Passes Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Reauthorization; Treasury Department Encourages Cybersecurity Efforts in Financial Sector

Legislative Branch Activity Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Reauthorization Last week, the Senate passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (S. 2244) by a 93-4 vote. The bill would extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which expires at the end of this year, for an additional seven years. The Senate bill would … Continue Reading

Infrastructure Owners Advocate for Information Sharing Legislation; NIST Hold Final Cybersecurity Framework Workshop

Legislative Activity Information Sharing Legislation Last week, the chief executives of the American Bankers Association, Financial Services Roundtable and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association sent a letter to Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Ranking Member Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) to urge the Senate to pass cybersecurity information sharing legislation. While … Continue Reading