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Senators Reintroduce Bill to Bolster Federal Data Center Security

March 29, 2023


A bipartisan group of senators have reintroduced legislation to shore up the physical and digital security of federal data centers from a range of potential threats as agencies continue to consolidate their information repositories.

The Federal Data Center Enhancement Act—introduced on March 22 by Sens. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., Gary Peters, D-Mich., and John Cornyn, R-Texas—would require the Office of Management and Budget to work with federal agencies to develop minimum requirements for new federal data centers “that meet high standards for cybersecurity, resiliency, availability and sustainability.”

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