Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

NASCIO Executive Director Doug Robinson and CISA Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement Alaina Clark speak at the National Association of Counties winter 2023 legislative. (National Association of Counties)

Cyber grant money is beginning to flow, CISA officials say

Funds from CISA's cyber grant program have started trickling down to states, but it's still early in the process, officials said.
Jen Easterly
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Jen Easterly testifies before a House Homeland Security Subcommittee, at the Rayburn House Office Building on April 28, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images)

Cyber threats in K-12 are ‘here to stay’

Even without robust funding, there are still free and low-cost steps K-12 schools can take to improve their cyber defenses, speakers said at a CISA event.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona speaks during the 90th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Jan. 20 in Washington. (Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Feds still behind on K-12 cybersecurity, audit finds

Congress' auditing arm found that CISA and the Department of Education need better coordination to improve K-12 cybersecurity.