As a Busy 2021 Draws to a Close, What is Capitol Hill Focusing on Next?

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Cybersecurity priorities like zero trust, infrastructure security and more must remain top of mind for Congress in 2022 

2021 has proven to be a big year for cybersecurity. Zero trust, a concept introduced 10 years ago, suddenly gained attention as the next hot cybersecurity solution. Congress made important strides toward securing our physical and digital infrastructure through the bipartisan infrastructure bill. The nation improved its international cybersecurity cooperation. And the Senate confirmed the first-ever National Cyber Director. So, as we look toward next year, which cybersecurity issues will Capitol Hill focus its attention on next?

Zero trust

Zero trust is emerging as the favored approach for tackling many of today’s cybersecurity issues. Capitol Hill will undoubtedly turn its attention to zero trust frameworks within cyber infrastructure as more federal agencies move toward zero trust models in response to President Biden’s Executive Order 14028 on improving the nation’s cybersecurity.

As more agencies move toward zero trust, Congress should provide guidance to ensure that all agencies can

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