In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies, GAO emphasized the need to improve the nation’s capacity to protect against cyber threats. Of particular note, GAO emphasized the need for federal-private sector cooperation in securing critical infrastructure.
As GAO explained,
We recommended that the national Cybersecurity Coordinator and DHS work with their federal and private sector partners to enhance information-sharing efforts, including leveraging a central focal point for sharing information among the private sector, civilian government, law enforcement, the military, and the intelligence community.
GAO’s complete testimony is attached below.