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Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition Ted Cruz Leads Congressional Opposition In March 2014, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its plan to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multi-stakeholder community.  NTIA said the transition proposal must have broad community backing and: Support and enhance the multi-stakeholder model; Maintain…

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Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Passed as Part of Budget Deal

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Passed as Part of Budget Deal When President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 into law, it contained a number of substantive amendments including the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (“CISA”). Cybersecurity Threat Indicators The Act establishes a portal with the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center to facilitate…