Mich. Bill To Shield Cybersecurity Plans From FOIA Advances

Law360, New York (October 26, 2017, 9:47 PM EDT) -- The Michigan House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would exempt businesses' cybersecurity plans and assessments from the state's open records law, taking a major step toward ensuring that potentially detailed roadmaps for how to hack corporations don't end up in the wrong hands.

In a 101-5 vote, the lawmakers advanced House Bill 4973 to the state Senate. The bill, which Republican Brandt Iden brought to the House in September, would amend the state's Freedom of Information Act to bar the public disclosure of cybersecurity plans, assessments and threats that companies have compiled and shared with a government agency...

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