Will CISA Be the Savior of State and Local Cybersecurity?

Government Technology: A longstanding effort to create new federal support for state and local cybersecurity may finally see a breakthrough.

As ransomware attacks against state and local entities skyrocketed over the past year or so, lawmakers repeatedly introduced legislation promising to empower the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) as a kind of federal benefactor, expanding its ability to dispense funding, training and other resources to struggling state and local agencies.

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