House Introduces Bill to Provide Cybersecurity Assistance to Agricultural Producers

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House Representative August Pfluger (R-TX) introduced the Food and Agriculture Industry Cybersecurity Support Act (H.R. 1219), which would require the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to provide cybersecurity advice for agriculture producers.  NTIA would create a clearinghouse to provide agriculture producers additional resources that they need, including instructions on how to respond to ransomware attacks.  The bill was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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