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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) contacted seven federal agencies with open Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommendations for improving the cybersecurity of U.S. critical infrastructure. In addition to urging administrators to close the recommendations – some of which are years old – Grassley is demanding records on their departments’ cybersecurity testing practices and their protocols for reporting and responding to cyberattacks.

“Keeping Americans safe is job one for the federal government. Yet, many of the nine agencies charged with shielding the U.S. from cyberattacks are dragging their feet on GAO’s recommendations. Congress needs to know how those agencies are working to bolster critical infrastructure defense, or whether they’re asleep at the switch,” Grassley said of his letters.

Access Grassley’s letters to each agency at the corresponding links:

Author: Press Release



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