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ISA’s Clinton cites need to go beyond NDAA in SolarWinds response; congressional researchers see ‘no easy fix’

By Charlie Mitchell / December 22, 2020

Larry Clinton of the Internet Security Alliance says the massive SolarWinds hack highlights the need for a rethinking of cybersecurity policy that goes well beyond Cyberspace Solarium Commission recommendations folded into the national defense bill, while the Congressional Research Service has issued a paper saying “existing programs” were unlikely to have foiled the sophisticated infiltration of federal government systems.

Clinton praised elements in the fiscal 2021 National Defense Authorization Act such as creation of a National Cyber Director. The bill...

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