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Biden folds SolarWinds response, new CISA funding into COVID relief package

By Charlie Mitchell / January 15, 2021

The COVID relief package unveiled by President-elect Biden includes a $690 million infusion for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to improve security across federal networks in the aftermath of the SolarWinds hack, plus proposed funding to drive technology modernization at agencies.

“In addition to the COVID-19 crisis, we also face a crisis when it comes to the nation’s cybersecurity. The recent cybersecurity breaches of federal government data systems underscore the importance and urgency of strengthening U.S. cybersecurity capabilities. President-elect...

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