Industry is pushing for tech funding for COVID relief amid Senate opposition
Several industry associations sent a letter to lawmakers last week urging them to include $ 10 billion in cybersecurity in the next coronavirus relief act.
A February 12 letter from the Cybersecurity Coalition, the Better Identity Coalition, the Alliance for Digital Innovation, and the Computing Technology Industry Association reiterated President Joe Biden’s proposal for funding of $ 10 billion, the lion’s share of which goes to the Technology Modernization Fund would go. TMF is a revolving IT modernization project support fund that was founded with $ 100 million and then raised approximately $ 25 million annually in annual funding.
“As we saw…