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Senator Gary Peters Talked About Bipartisan Bills to Bolster State and Local Cybersecurity at Senate Hearing - videos
Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:04:36 EST
U.S. Senator Gary Peters of Michigan, Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, helped convene a hearing on establishing effective cybersecurity practices for state and local governments in Michigan and across the country. Chris DeRusha, the State of Michigan Chief Security Officer, testified during the hearing and discussed Michigan's cybersecurity leadership. At the hearing, Peters highlighted his bipartisan bills to help states, localities, and schools get the resources and information they need to combat growing cyber threats. Peters' bills include efforts to provide better cybersecurity information and expertise to state and local governments, ease the process for local governments to transition to .gov domain names, establish a Cybersecurity State Coordinator program, and secure students' sensitive personal information at K-12 schools.
Below are videos of Peters' and DeRusha's opening remarks at the hearing: