Biden signs cybercrime tracking bill into law


US President Joe Biden has signed into law a bill that aims to improve how the federal government tracks and prosecutes cybercrime.

The Better Cybercrime Metrics Act, which Biden signed late last week, requires the Department of Justice to work with the National Academy of Sciences to develop a taxonomy that law enforcement can use to categorize different types of cybercrime.

It also gives the Department of Justice two years to establish a category in the National Incident-Based Reporting System for the collection of cybercrime reports from federal, state, and local officials.

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Source: The Register