Biden's Infrastructure Plan: 3 Cybersecurity Provisions

Healthcare Info Security

Scott Ferguson

Projects with potential cybersecurity components included in a $2 trillion infrastructure spending proposal that the Biden administration unveiled Wednesday include upgrading the aging and insecure electrical grid, addressing supply chain vulnerabilities and supporting research on artificial intelligence and quantum computing.

Greg Touhill, a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general who served as the country's first federal CISO, says that while these projects are important, he had hoped the spending plan would provide funding to upgrade the nation's aging cybersecurity infrastructure.

"I'm concerned that the public pronouncements don't give...

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