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House cyber panel chair Underwood sets bolstering CISA and cyber ecosystem as priorities

November 18, 2020 |
Charlie Mitchell

House Homeland Security cyber subcommittee Chairwoman Lauren Underwood (D-IL) sees bolstering the “internet ecosystem,” fighting ransomware and strengthening the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency as top priorities for her panel in the new Congress.

“There’s no room for politics in CISA’s mission to protect our critical networks,” Underwood added Tuesday during the CyberNext conference hosted by the Cybersecurity Coalition and Cyber Threat Alliance, which continues today. She said “rumors” of CISA Director Christopher Krebs being forced out were disturbing,...

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