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March 3, 2024

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CISA to begin work identifying systemically important entities with focus on ‘target rich, cyber poor’ organizations

By Sara Friedman / March 22, 2023

CISA Director Jen Easterly says initial work to identify systemically important entities will start in three “target rich, cyber poor” sectors, in collaboration with sector risk management agencies and a new CISA program office.

The three sectors are K-12 schools with the Department of Education, hospitals with the Department of Health and Human Services, and water and wastewater with the Environmental Protection Agency. Easterly said the work comes out of CISA’s national coordinator role to “ensure we can protect those...


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