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New Bill Could Codify Federal, Local Cyber Relations

June 27, 2019

Federal News Network

Funding for cybersecurity initiatives is often challenging. To address the challenges, Senators Gary Peters (D-Mich.), and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) recently introduced the State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2019 to strengthen cybersecurity coordination with state and local governments.

“What it’s really doing is it’s codifying that cybersecurity relationship between the Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC).”