May 13, 2021
Solarium Commission preparing letter to appropriators detailing CISA, other agencies’ funding needs
Members of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission are preparing a letter to congressional appropriators on funding needs at CISA and across the federal government, following up on a recent letter from two lawmakers who serve on the commission and coming amid a growing chorus for hiking the cyber agency’s budget.
“CISA needs a bigger budget given its mission structure,” Solarium senior advisor Mark Montgomery, now a senior director at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said at an event Tuesday. The...