The NCC and Google Will Train State Lawmakers on Cybersecurity Attacks

Originally Featured on IBL News 

The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) and Google launched on Monday a nationwide training program to educate state lawmakers and their statehouse staff and prepare them on best practices on cyber attacks, as the nation faces the 2022 midterm elections.

The Cybersecurity for State Leaders initiative, extended to all 50 states, will include live virtual forums and interactive, on-demand workshops.

In those forums will participate national figures in security such as investor on ABC’s Shark Tank and Founder and CEO of Herjavec Group Robert Herjavec, former State Department Spokesperson and Undersecretary of State for Public Affairs Heather Nauert, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chief Information Security Officer for the Information Security Division of the U.S. Small Business Administration James Saunders, and representatives from Google, IBM, Microsoft’s Defending Democracy Program.

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