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Spending the federal cybersecurity budget: what’s next?

September 27, 2021

Via: FCW

In 2020, cyberattacks against the U.S. government organizations cost $18.88 billion in recovery costs and downtime. In an effort to drive down this cost and improve our cybersecurity posture, this year the federal government has announced a number of initiatives, from the infrastructure bill to the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative and White House Cybersecurity Summit.

Yet, even as Congress begins to release billions of new cyber budget dollars, today’s adversaries continue to adapt, changing the threat landscape once again. Constantly innovating, increasing their skillset and speed, the adversary’s innovation is matched only by their determination and funding.

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