Currently, as part of ongoing engagement with stakeholders across the country, Anne Neuberger, Deputy Nationwide Security Advisor for Cyber and Rising Know-How, spoke to the cybersecurity challenges ongoing through towns and cities. met with the bipartisan American Conference of Mayors for approx. Across the country including the risk from ransomware.
Neuberger described the administration’s ransomware technology as one of several attempts to: disrupt the ransomware infrastructure and actors by working with the non-public sector; worldwide cooperation to move international locations that hold ransom payers accountable; Increasing cryptocurrency valuations to seek and pursue prison transactions; And the federal government’s assessment is to put in place a solid and consistent strategy for the ransom.
Members also explained how mayors and administrations can work together to prevent and respond to cyber threats to cities and towns, and how communities across the country can be better equipped to reduce the likelihood of cyber incidents. can go.
Neuberger strengthened the administration’s dedication to ensuring that state and local governments have the net worth of federal officials when responding to a cyber incident, along with cybersecurity professionals from the FBI and Cyber Security and Infrastructure Safety Company (CISA). with the help of. Neuberger listened to mayors about the cyber challenges they are facing, and briefed them on measures they would take to help strengthen cyber security immediately.
Neuberger outlined measures already taken by the Biden administration to modernize cybersecurity, as well as the latest “enhancing the nation’s cybersecurity” government order (EO) and the synergies of the administration’s private and non-private sectors.
Ongoing efforts to strengthen cyber security together with critical infrastructure. He talked about the latest Public-Private Cyber Security Industrial Management Techniques Initiative and its pilot program to strengthen cyber resilience within the power sector, noting that the power sector pilot needs to enhance the cyber resilience of other critical sectors such as pipelines.
Will be quickly adopted by related initiatives to strengthen, water and chemical compounds.
In the context of his open letter to the non-public sector, Neuberger reiterated the need for individual and public sector partnerships to successfully protect ransomware, and urged mayors to evaluate their cybersecurity posture and continuity plans. Immediately call the heads of state companies.
The ghosting of ransomware is a nationwide security and financial security priority for the administration. Tomorrow the President will convene key leaders across the interagency to debate ransomware and strategic efforts to combat it.