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July 27, 2021

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Infrastructure groups urge senators to provide cyber resources for smaller operators

By Charlie Mitchell / July 21, 2021

Smaller critical infrastructure operators face an urgent need for resources and training to meet mounting cybersecurity challenges, local officials and industry witnesses said at a Senate Environment and Public Works hearing, while calling for flexibility over mandates in responding to a rapidly changing threat environment facing the water and transportation sectors.

Grants and other financial assistance for resource-strapped operators, as well as digestible information on cyber threats and best practices, were among the key asks from witnesses who had a...

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