Cybersecurity Bills in the 117th Congress: February 2022

This report summarizes the eighty bills that have been submitted or passed by the 117th Congress between January 2021 and January 2022, the first year of its session. It contains information on bills relating to defense, business, foreign relations, workforce, and disaster preparedness. The subjects of several of the proposed bills have been included in the National Defense Authorization Act  for Fiscal Year 2022 (NDAA), which was signed into law by President Biden on December 27, 2021.



Cybersecurity Funding and Merger Activity – Q1 – Q2 2021

Research into cybersecurity investment illustrates several important trends. Q2 spending was almost double Q1 spending, with $3.6 billion in Q1 and $6.1 billion in Q2. In H1 2021, $2.3 billion was raised by threat intelligence and threat detection and response. Cloud security and SaaS security raised $1.84 billion, and identity and access management raised $1.6 billion.