UK Cos. Say Breach Reporting Plan Won't Curb Cyberthreats

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT) -- Critical infrastructure operators in the U.K. have raised concerns that a mandatory security breach reporting regime proposed by the European Commission would conflict with existing regulations and create a culture that focuses on compliance rather than curbing intrusions, the U.K. government revealed Friday.

The companies' feedback came in response to the U.K government's May 22 call for evidence on a directive put forth by the Commission in February that would require companies in the energy, banking, transportation and health sectors as well as “enablers of key...
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