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April 17, 2021

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DHS chief Mayorkas sets cybersecurity mission, with ransomware on list for a ’60-day sprint’

By Charlie Mitchell / March 31, 2021

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is underscoring his department’s commitment to cyber by detailing the principles that animate its work and, on a practical level, announcing a series of 60-day sprints to bolster efforts on ransomware and other pressing issues.

Mayorkas, in a webcast today sponsored by the RSA Conference and in partnership with Girl Scouts of America and Hampton University, cited “more than a dozen actions” that will be addressed in an upcoming cybersecurity executive order from President Biden,...

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