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Federal coordinating council formed to support K-12 cybersecurity

April 1, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

The federal government is ramping up support for K-12 cybersecurity with a Government Coordinating Council for the Education Facilities Subsector, announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Education facilities fall under the Government Facilities Sector, which is one of 16 critical infrastructure sectors outlined as a security priority in Presidential Policy Directive 21. In 2013, the national directive called on all levels of local and federal government, in addition to the private sector, to strengthen and secure critical infrastructure from both physical and cyber threats.

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