Cybersecurity Legislation Update

As a result of recent cybersecurity legislation, the TAGTIM Board is undertaking an effort to create a closer partnership with DIR, specifically related to the implementation of HB 3834 – Cybersecurity Training and SB 64 – Cybersecurity events as a disaster and the establishment of an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAL). However, the board would like to leverage this opportunity to create a greater partnership with DIR on various programs that impact local government. 

As a result of that partnership, DIR is providing information to us as it becomes available related to these new laws. Here is the latest information we have at newsletter submission.

The Texas Cybersecurity Council met last this week, and there was a lot of discussion around the proposed Cybersecurity Training Program certification plan and criteria. Here is what they shared.