Inside Cybersecurity

October 23, 2021

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Katko, Spanberger bill to protect ‘systemically important’ infrastructure offers enhanced access to CISA services

By Charlie Mitchell / October 5, 2021

A new bill by House Homeland Security ranking member John Katko (R-NY) and Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) directs CISA to establish criteria for designating “systemically important critical infrastructure” in collaboration with other agencies and industry, offering owners and operators “front of the line access” to the cyber agency’s services “without any additional burden.”

The “Securing Systemically Important Critical Infrastructure Act,” unveiled today, helps establish a transparent process for designating SICI and directs [CISA] to prioritize meaningful benefits to SICI owners and operators without...

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