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Lawmakers offer bill based on Solarium recommendation to bolster state IT systems, cyber resiliency

By Charlie Mitchell / August 14, 2020

Lawmakers in the House and Senate – led by three members of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission – have unveiled legislation to bolster support for state and local cyber efforts including the modernization of information technology systems, reflecting a key Solarium recommendation and earning the backing of an influential state CIO group.

The “State and Local IT Modernization and Cybersecurity Act” was released Thursday by a group including Solarium Commission co-chairs Sen. Angus King (I-ME) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI),...

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