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September 17, 2021

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Witnesses to Homeland Security panel: Attach metrics to funding for states’ cybersecurity efforts

By Mariam Baksh / June 26, 2019

Congress should require states vying for federal grants to improve cybersecurity for elections and other systems to include metrics on how they plan to spend the money, according to witnesses at a House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing Tuesday.

“A dedicated federal grant program should have built-in safeguards to ensure that there is return on federal investment in the form of measurable State/Local and by extension national capabilities,” said Frank Cilluffo, a member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission and DHS’ Homeland...

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