CDM Bill Is a Small Price for Major Cybersecurity Improvements

NextGov: Cyberattacks on federal infrastructure continue to be one of the greatest threats to U.S. national security, jeopardizing the integrity of our nation’s data and proving costly for the federal government.

A 2018 report published by the White House Council of Economic Advisers estimates that cyber crime costs the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion per year, or 0.3 and 0.6 percent of the value of all the U.S. goods and services. Among bills that address cybersecurity, a bill to advance the federal government’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program stands out as a good bet.

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