GAO Pushes EPA to Implement Cyber Risk Assessment Framework

To better manage and protect against cybersecurity risks the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must establish an enterprise-wide cybersecurity risk assessment framework, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in its latest annual priority recommendations report to the agency.

GAO outlined 12 priority recommendations for EPA that fall into six focus areas – including ensuring cybersecurity at EPA.

Federal agencies continue to face a growing number of cyber threats to their systems and data. According to Federal guidelines, agencies need to effectively identify, prioritize, and manage their cyber risks to protect themselves against these threats.

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