On Nov. 15, President Joe Biden signed a $1T bipartisan infrastructure spending bill into law. Inside the infrastructure bill, there are billions earmarked for cybersecurity.
Where is the money going?
- $1B to help local, state, tribal, and territorial governments modernize their IT networks and better respond to ransomware threats.
- $100M will be dedicated over five years to a cyber response and recovery fund.
- $21M to staff the Office of the National Cyber Director.