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January 09, 2021

Doug Olenick reports on that Congress' override of President Donald Trump's veto of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act includes 77 cybersecurity provisions, including restoration of the position of national cyber director at the White House.

Cyberspace Solarium Commission co-chairs Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., called the legislation, which provides $740 billion for defense spending, "the most comprehensive and forward-looking piece of national cybersecurity legislation in the nation's history."

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Cybersecurity Provisions

Among the many other cybersecurity provisions included in the defense measure are:

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