Final NDAA Calls for the Establishment of a National Cyber Director

NextGov: Language calling for a national cyber director within the Executive Office of the President is included in a final 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, which the House will soon vote on, according to Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I.

In an interview with Nextgov, Langevin said the House will vote next week on the $8.4 billion defense bill that is chock full of cybersecurity provisions that will affect all agencies. The Senate on Wednesday also agreed to proceed on the bill, which the chair and ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee announced has achieved bicameral agreement.

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