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October 23, 2021

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Cyberspace Solarium leaders back Katko bill approach to securing most-critical infrastructure

By Charlie Mitchell / October 6, 2021

Sen. Angus King (I-ME) and fellow Cyberspace Solarium Commission leader Mark Montgomery are praising new legislation that would prioritize extending cybersecurity services to the operators of “systemically important critical infrastructure,” even though the proposal by House Homeland Security ranking member John Katko (R-NY) and Rep. Abagail Spanberger (D-VA) lacks mandatory security requirements on covered companies.

Katko and Spanberger on Tuesday introduced the “Securing Systemically Important Critical Infrastructure Act,” and the measure will be the subject of a closed-door House...

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