Federal Cybersecurity Carrots and Sticks

In my last blog, I highlighted a recent ESG research survey of cybersecurity professionals working at critical infrastructure organizations. As a review:

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Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure, and the Federal Government

The term “critical infrastructure” is used by governments around the world to describe industries and physical assets deemed essential to their economies and national security. Critical infrastructure industries include agriculture, electricity generation, financial services, health care, telecommunications, and government services like law enforcement and the water supply (i.e., drinking water, waste water, dams, etc.).

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Note to Congress: Pass Cybersecurity Legislation Now

Earlier this week, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (HSGAC) introduced a cybersecurity bill that would outline the Department of Homeland Security's responsibilities for overseeing cybersecurity at privately-owned critical infrastructure organizations.

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