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9 notable government cybersecurity initiatives of 2021

September 2, 2021


Cybersecurity has steadily crept up the agenda of governments across the globe. This has led to initiatives designed to address cybersecurity issues that threaten individuals and organizations.

“Government-led cybersecurity initiatives are critical to addressing cybersecurity issues such as destructive attacks, massive data breaches, poor security posture, and attacks on critical infrastructure,” Steve Turner, security and risk analyst at Forrester, tells CSO. “These initiatives provide consistent guidance on how organizations and consumers can protect themselves, provide services to companies that don’t have the knowledge or monetary means to protect themselves, legislative levers that can be utilized, means of taking offensive actions against nation state adversaries, and most of all investigation of significant cyber incidents paired with critical information sharing during or after those incidents.”

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