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December 1, 2021

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Biden signs infrastructure bill, kicking off cybersecurity efforts in energy and other critical sectors

By Charlie Mitchell / November 15, 2021

President Biden today signed into law an infrastructure modernization bill affecting multiple critical sectors and starting the clock running on federal cyber initiatives aimed at states, transportation, water and the electric grid.

The president also signed an executive order creating an interdepartmental task force on implementation of the new law that includes the departments of Transportation, Energy, and Commerce, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and senior White House officials. It does not include the Department of Homeland Security, though...


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