According to the White House, the roadmap will help network operators “modernize their defenses by building the capacity to identify and mitigate threats.”
The US administration approved on Tuesday a 100-day plan to protect electrical infrastructure from cyber threats from adversaries. This is stated in a statement by the official representative of the National Security Council of the White House, Emily Horne.
“The administration of US President Joe Biden is taking steps to protect critical infrastructure from persistent cyber threats. The Ministry of Energy announces a 100-day plan to increase the level of cybersecurity of the electrical infrastructure,” the text says. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) of the Ministry of Internal Security of the country is also involved in implementing the plan.
The roadmap will help network operators “modernize their defenses by building capacity to identify and mitigate threats.” “These efforts underscore the administration’s commitment to countering cyber threats from adversaries who seek to hack critical systems essential to US national and economic security,” the statement said.