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July 27, 2021

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Solarium Commission’s Montgomery stresses cyber funding needs, outlines priorities for landmark panel

By Charlie Mitchell / June 11, 2021

The Biden administration’s budget plans for CISA and federal cyber programs are a good start, according to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s Mark Montgomery, but the actual proposed growth in funding fails to match the increased responsibilities placed on the cyber agency through recent legislation or the growing cybersecurity needs across government.

“At a macro level the proposed increases are fantastic but at a micro level, a lot of priorities are being left behind,” Montgomery said. “At the micro level, when...

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