A Look Back at the Most Active Year in Federal Cybersecurity Ever – Derek Johnson – ESW #256
2021 was the most active year in federal cybersecurity policy. Ever. The Biden administration used executive orders, new regulations, public/private partnerships and novel law enforcement strategies to shore up federal systems and engage with industry. Meanwhile, an otherwise active year in Congress took a hit when several major pieces of legislation like incident reporting mandates and federal cybersecurity reform were left of the NDAA. SC Media government reporter Derek B. Johnson will discuss what came out last year's flurry and what we can expect Congress to prioritize in 2022.
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Senior Reporter at SC Media
Derek covers the federal government and its intersection with critical infrastructure and the private sector for SC Media. Prior to that he spent three years covering the intersection of cybersecurity policy and government for FCW.
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