Inside Cybersecurity

September 17, 2021

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Tenable’s Shapiro: ‘Unprecedented opportunity’ in infrastructure bill to advance cyber

By Charlie Mitchell / September 1, 2021

The infrastructure modernization package slated for House floor consideration this month offers “an unprecedented opportunity to improve cybersecurity” in state and local governments facing ransomware and other challenges, as well as to ensure cyber is considered at the front of end of electric grid, transportation and water projects, according to cyber firm Tenable’s Jill Shapiro.

The House is scheduled to vote by Sept. 27 on a Senate-passed infrastructure measure containing an assortment of cybersecurity provisions including grants for state,...

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