White House opens applications for $1B in cybersecurity funds
The Biden administration will start accepting applications today from state governments for a sliver of a new $1 billion cybersecurity grant program.
The big picture: The four-year grant program aims to provide state and local governments with both starter funds and the momentum to craft ongoing cybersecurity strategies. It was created in last fall's $1.2 trillion infrastructure package.
For the first year, only $185 million of the $1 billion pool will be available, with applications due on Nov. 15.
Details: A senior Department of Homeland Security official told reporters before today's announcement...