State and local governments will be receiving dedicated cyber grants for the first time in 2022, now that the new bipartisan legislation has passed. While previous federal programs offered the potential for grants for cybersecurity projects in state and local governments through the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), these grants were not previously dedicated (required) to improving cybersecurity.
David Hart, President and Chief Operating Officer of Presidio is responsible for sales and technology strategy and execution, emerging businesses development, alliances and sourcing, internal IT and our leasing arm – Presidio Technology Capital. He has served on the advisory boards of several world class technology innovators such as Cisco, Dell Technologies, Palo Alto Networks and Intel. Prior to his current role, Dave served as Chief Technology Officer. He joined Presidio in 2005 when the company acquired Networked Information Systems (NIS), a high growth IT systems integrator, where he led engineering, professional and managed services from its founding in 2000. Prior to NIS, Dave was Vice President of Engineering at Aztec Technology Partners (Nasdaq: AZTC) and at its predecessor, Bay State Computer Group. He holds a BS in Industrial Technology and a MS in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.