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Solarium Commission calls for state IT grants, Internet of Things security legislation

By Sara Friedman / June 2, 2020

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission is urging lawmakers to include funding to modernize state and local government information technology systems in the next legislative package to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a white paper released today, the commission outlines cybersecurity challenges during a pandemic and what the current crisis can “teach the United States about how to prepare for a major cyber disruption.” The appendix to the March report examines “the renewed importance of 32 of the Commission’s original recommendations...

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