Senate authorizers begin work on defense policy bill cyber provisions

By Charlie Mitchell / July 19, 2021 at 3:33 PM
The fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill begins its legislative journey today with a closed mark-up in the Senate Armed Services cybersecurity subcommittee, where a couple of Cyberspace Solarium Commission recommendations are expected to be adopted while others dealing with complex critical infrastructure issues could be addressed in floor amendments or separate bills. The annual defense authorization bill has become the prime vehicle in recent years for moving cybersecurity policy bills affecting civilian federal agencies and the private sector as...

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