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.
Chris Barney joined Presidio in April of 2018, following the acquisition of Red Sky Solutions, where he served as Chief Executive Officer, and developed the overall company vision and strategy for growth. Chris has more than 25 years of experience in IT engineering, high-tech sales, business development and organizational leadership. Prior to Red Sky, Chris held various executive engineering and sales positions with companies like Entex Information Services, Foundry Networks, and Brocade Systems. Chris enjoys interacting with his clients, prospects, and stakeholders and counts many as friends. He lives in Salt Lake City, UT with his wife and has a son and daughter.