Inside Cybersecurity

October 23, 2021

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Senate Homeland Security leaders introduce FISMA reform bill to strengthen CISA’s role and support to agencies

By Sara Friedman / October 4, 2021

Senate Homeland Security Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) and ranking member Rob Portman (R-OH) have introduced legislation to revamp the government’s processes for securing federal networks, with a focus on strengthening CISA’s role in federal cyber incident reporting in coordination with the Office of Budget and Management.

The Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2021 released today “ensures attacks on the networks of federal agencies and contractors are reported to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Congress in...

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