As the school year draws to a close, state and education leaders are looking at how they can accelerate student learning over the summer and 2021-2022 school year to make up for learning deficits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a recent report, the National Governors Association (NGA) detailed what practices governors can follow to establish effective cybersecurity governance bodies that support critical infrastructure cybersecurity, with a specific focus on the energy sector.


The National Governors Association (NGA) announced today it will partner with Kansas, Missouri, Montana, and Washington to work on policies to advance NGA’s whole-of-state cybersecurity postures.

The National Governors Association (NGA) urged Congress to take action on key pieces of legislation that will help harden state and local government’s (SLGs) cybersecurity defenses.

The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA),the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), the National Governors Association (NGA), and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released new recommendations to help state, local, and tribal governments safeguard against ransomware, and urged governments to take “immediate action” to prevent attacks.

Of all the concerns keeping Governors’ Homeland Security Advisors up at night, cybersecurity ranks top of the list.

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