Bipartisan Committee Leadership Continues to Examine Cybersecurity of Communications Networks
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office to examine the government's role in addressing cybersecurity challenges.
The members wrote, "As online and IP-based communications increase, so do the threats of malware, cybercrime, and cyberwarfare. Cyberattacks can create costly and debilitating problems, interrupt commerce, undermine confidence in broadband communications networks, and raise public safety and national security concerns.
"We should seek a balanced approach that capitalizes on commercial sector expertise in conjunction with government efforts...