The House of Representatives approved on Tuesday five bipartisan measures designed to enhance various aspects of the country’s cybersecurity following a recent major cyberattack.
Cyber-related packages were passed with 319-105 votes. This included measures to fund cybersecurity at the state and local levels, strengthen reporting requirements, and test critical infrastructure.
One bill, state and local cybersecurity legislation, establishes a grant program that will provide state and local governments with $ 500 million annually over the next five years to meet cybersecurity needs. manager Yvette ClarkeIbet Diane ClarkThe House of Representatives has passed a number of bills to strengthen cybersecurity under attack Haiti Caucus: The road out of crisis is not quick, but it is necessary to avoid false “democracy” U.S. lawmakers shock Haiti’s assassination more The Chairman of the Cyber Panel of the House Homeland Security Commission (DN.Y.) is the main sponsor of the bill.
The package also included cybersecurity vulnerability remediation methods to improve cybersecurity vulnerability reporting. The bill, primarily sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), was previously passed by the House of Representatives in 2019, but did not get a vote in the Senate.
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