Federal Bill Aims to Harden Schools Against Cyberattacks

Government Technology: At a time when hackers have ramped up attacks on educational institutions nationwide, a new proposal would create additional cybersecurity protections for school districts across the country.  

Last week, U.S. Rep. Josh Harder, D-Calif., announced that he would soon introduce The Protecting Students from Cybercrimes Act, which would allocate $25 million in federal grants to U.S. schools over a five-year period for the purposes of hardening cybersecurity infrastructure.

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