02 Apr 2024

Event round-up: techUK member briefing on New U.S. Cyber Security Regulations and Impact on UK Companies

View the recording of this popular March 2024 briefing.

On Thursday 7 March techUK was delighted to welcome members for a special briefing on new U.S. cyber security regulations and their impaction on UK companies with Eric Crusius, Partner at Holland & Knight LLP.

Over the last three years, the United States (U.S.) government has been issuing new cyber security regulations aimed at companies around world that are in the U.S. supply chain or do business with U.S.-based companies.  This session delved into the new and forthcoming requirements including the U.S. Department of Defense’s (U.S. DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) which will require a third-party cybersecurity certification and other cybersecurity initiatives launched by U.S. federal agencies. 

Members were also provided information about:

  • the regulations, who they impact, and strategies for compliance;
  • the background and progress of the CMMC programme;
  • other cyber security regulations from various US Federal agencies;
  • status on FedRAMP and how it is connected with these requirements;
  • supply chain security initiatives including nation-based;
  • how the UK Tech and Defence industries will be impacted by these requirements; and
  • what UK companies should do to prepare for CMMC and other cybersecurity requirements.

There was also the opportunity to ask questions during and after the briefing.

You can watch the recording of the briefing here:

techUK member briefing on on New U S Cyber Security Regulations and Impact on UK Companies

If you would like a copy of the slides presented during this briefing, please contact a member of the cyber programme team:

Dan Patefield

Dan Patefield

Head of Cyber and National Security, techUK

Jill Broom

Jill Broom

Programme Manager, Cyber Security, techUK

Tracy Modha

Team Assistant - Markets, techUK


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