UK government puts MSPs under the spotlight with £17m in fines being proposed for cybersecurity violations

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UK government puts MSPs under the spotlight with £17m in fines being proposed for cybersecurity violations

Government proposes expanding NIS regulations to include MSPs which could carry hefty fines for those that don’t implement effective cybersecurity measures

The UK government is proposing new laws to ramp up cybersecurity standards for MSPs, including fines of up to £17m for those which fail to put in place effective cybersecurity measures. As part of its £2.6bn National Cyber Strategy 2022, the government says new laws are needed "to drive up security standards in outsourced IT services used by almost all UK businesses". It is consulting on proposals which include making improvements in the way organisations report cybersecurity incidents ...

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