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Lawmakers Unveil Cybersecurity Legislation - Dr. Chris Pierson Comments

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June, 21, 2021 – Dr. Chris Pierson was quoted in Bank Info Security’s article, “Lawmakers Unveil Cybersecurity Legislation.”

The article outlines that lawmakers have introduced several cybersecurity-related bills that seek to address issues ranging from tougher penalties for cybercriminals to improving protection of school districts.

Chris Pierson says that the legislative activity is a response to the surge in ransomware and other cyberattacks. He asserts that “many of these efforts are purely perfunctory, and while some can assist in prosecution of cybercriminals, most won’t actually solve or mitigate the risk to the U.S. or its critical infrastructure.”

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