Federal cybersecurity would get $9 billion in new funding for programs at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the General Services Administration under a stimulus plan from the incoming Biden administration.
- Money proposed as federal agencies are reeling from the massive cyber intrusion of
SolarWinds Corp., the widely used network management software
- Additional $690 million for improving security monitoring and incident response at CISA also proposed
- CISA’s fiscal 2021 funding level is $2 billion, including $1.2 billion for cybersecurity and the protection of civilian federal networks
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