April 17, 2021
Securing federal systems, revisiting Solarium recommendations among first priorities, policy pros say
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...