UK NIS update to include mandatory cyber incident reporting for MSPs

01/12/2022 | The Record

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced an update to the UK Network and Information Systems Regulations (NIS), including mandatory incident reporting obligations for managed service providers (MSPs). The updated NIS regulations include minimum security requirements with fines of up to £17 million for noncompliance. The government said essential services must notify regulators "of a wider range of incidents that disrupt service or which could have a high risk or impact to their service, even if they don't immediately cause disruption." 

Earlier in the month, Ofcom opened a public consultation into NIS incident reporting thresholds.

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