Lawmakers offer measure requiring cyber, IT training for House - Via The Hill
WCR's executive director, Dr. Barbara George, weighs in on the Congressional Cybersecurity Training Resolution. Below is an except from the article:
The resolution received support from the private sector as well. Barbara George, the executive director of the Washington Cyber Roundtable, said the legislation could help cyber awareness “take root” in the House.
“Because Congressional offices interact daily with constituents, government agencies and industry, one weak link in the institution’s cybersecurity could have disastrous ripple effects across the public and private sectors,” George said in a statement. “To truly fortify the House – and ultimately the Republic – from adversaries, cyber awareness within the institution must be all-inclusive for best practices to take root and become routine.”