What’s in the ACA? Read the bill’s main points
Posted On June 16, 2021
The Health and Human Services Department will be responsible for “enhancing the cybersecurity capability of our critical infrastructure,” and it will be “responsible for establishing a comprehensive strategy to identify, protect, and secure critical infrastructure.”
The legislation also calls for the Department of Defense and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to jointly identify “key national critical infrastructure vulnerabilities.”
The White House released a similar report on Monday, titled “Protecting the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure: A Blueprint for Protecting the Cyber-Critical Infrastructure of the United States.”
The report, which was authored by former DHS Director Michael Chertoff, was written with the guidance of a White House advisory panel and was made public on Monday.