Originally posted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
“Over the past several years, major cyberattacks have dominated the headlines and dramatically raised public awareness of online security. Hundreds of millions of consumers have had their personal and financial data stolen by cyber criminals who breached the networks of major retailers. The personal information of millions of current and former government workers fell into the hands of foreign hackers who broke into the Office of Personnel Management’s employment files, compromising addresses, Social Security numbers, and more.
The scary part is that these high-profile attacks represent just a fraction of the criminal activity happening in the shadows of cyberspace. And it will only intensify as adversaries—ranging from hacktivist organizations to sophisticated militant groups to nation-states—take advantage of the rapid pace of technological advancement and stay one step ahead of us.”
Find the whole article here: https://www.uschamber.com/above-the-fold/support-building-cybersecurity-bill