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June 14, 2021

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CISA budget request outlines plans for Joint Cyber Planning Office, incident response fund

By Sara Friedman / June 2, 2021

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is asking for $2.1 billion to support operations in fiscal 2022 and has highlighted several initiatives in its budget proposal including standing up a Joint Cyber Planning Office and the creation of an incident response recovery fund that has support from key lawmakers.

“CISA’s purpose is to mobilize a cross-cutting defense of our Nation’s critical infrastructure,” the agency said Friday in its budget request. “We lead the Nation’s risk management efforts by bringing...

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