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May 13, 2021

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Solarium Commission preparing letter to appropriators detailing CISA, other agencies’ funding needs

By Charlie Mitchell / April 29, 2021

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...

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