Authored by Jeff Kidwell and Mike Giordano
The American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package that became law in March of 2021, includes a $350 billion lifeline for state, local and tribal governments. Governments have considerable leeway in how they apply the funding, which is available for costs incurred by the end of 2024. Qualified expenses may extend to modernizing IT in several broad categories, such as public health and initiatives to address negative economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The flexibility of the Coronavirus State and Local Recovery Funds means that states and localities have an extraordinary opportunity to transform their IT operations, workforce mobility and the services they offer constituents. As agencies weigh their digital options, a key concern is how to bolster the security around access to systems and files. The sooner IT and security leaders develop a roadmap for identity security, the smoother the overall transformation journey can be - and the greater the chances of claiming reimbursement before that 2024 deadline.
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