March 22nd, 2022: White House Statement to Harden Cybersecurity
Industry: Critical Infrastructure Security | Level: Strategic | Source: WhiteHouse.gov
United States President, Joe Biden, continues to emphasize the importance of active vigilance for cyber activity given the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The warning is provided from a White House statement, "I have previously warned about the potential that Russia could conduct malicious cyber activity against the United States, including as a response to the unprecedented economic costs we’ve imposed on Russia alongside our allies and partners. It’s part of Russia’s playbook. Today, my Administration is reiterating those warnings based on evolving intelligence that the Russian Government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks." Actions taken to secure cyber defenses have included the implementation of additional cybersecurity measures for the Federal Government and various critical infrastructure sectors. Follow alerts and guidance from agencies for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to best be kept organized and informed.