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Reactions: Senate’s infrastructure package includes advances on cyber, as well as missed opportunities

By Charlie Mitchell / August 3, 2021

The early returns on the cyber aspects of the Senate’s massive infrastructure improvement bill were positive on language addressing grid security and Cyberspace Solarium Commission recommendations, while sources expressed disappointment at a lack of a more robust and unified approach to cybersecurity across the bill.

“What’s in there is good, but what’s not is disappointing,” commented one cyber policy veteran. “I do think there’s a bit of a missed opportunity.”

The bipartisan, 2,700-page bill was released Sunday night and...

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