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August 14, 2022

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NSC’s Neuberger: Cyber mandates needed to increase confidence in securing critical infrastructure

By Sara Friedman / July 29, 2022

The White House is pushing Congress to give agencies specific authority to set sector-specific mandates on critical infrastructure, according to National Security Council cyber leader Anne Neuberger, who argues that some agencies are hesitant to put in place new cyber requirements without express permission.

“We are behind other countries in setting up cybersecurity requirements for the critical elements of infrastructure,” Neuberger said at a Thursday event, pointing to water, power, pipelines and hospitals as the most significant sectors that are...

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