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April 17, 2021

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Securing federal systems, revisiting Solarium recommendations among first priorities, policy pros say

By Charlie Mitchell / March 16, 2021

With the SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange hacks framing every discussion around federal cybersecurity efforts, policy pros are offering a variety of steps as top priorities for legislative and executive branch action this year, including doubling down on better identifying and securing critical functions and infrastructure.

“I think we [the Cyberspace Solarium Commission) will be working about 25-30 legislative proposals this year,” commission senior advisor Mark Montgomery said. But a key underlying priority, he said, will be “how we better protect...

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