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May 13, 2021

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Senate Homeland Security Chair Peters hails passage of water-systems bill with cyber provisions

By Charlie Mitchell / April 30, 2021

Cybersecurity language drafted by Homeland Security Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) was included in a water infrastructure bill that cleared the Senate on Thursday, requiring a coordinated effort by CISA and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to counter threats such as the recent hack of a Florida water system.

“A provision authored by U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, to help protect our nation’s public water information technology systems has passed the Senate...

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