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Guest Grant Schneider on Security and Privacy Bills, AI Integration, CISA Updates

Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz, Grant Schneider and Tom Field

In the latest weekly update, Grant Schneider of Venable LLP joined three Information Security Media Group editors to discuss the future of U.S. federal cybersecurity and privacy legislation, AI integration and recent CISA developments – all set against a backdrop of political complexities.

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The panelists – Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; Schneider, senior director for cybersecurity services at Venable LLP; and Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial – discussed:

  • How the Biden administration’s budget and cybersecurity agenda will be received by Congress;
  • Whether CISA’s first-ever Secure Software Development Attestation Form, which is part of its push for secure software practices in government, can deliver on the promise of application security;
  • Why the passage of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2023 by the U.S. House Oversight and Accountability Committee is a pivotal step toward bolstering federal cybersecurity across governmental agencies.

The ISMG Editors’ Panel runs weekly. Don’t miss our previous installments, including the March 1 edition on OpenAI’s response to The New York Times case and the March 8 edition on our pledge to readers in a new era of journalism.


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