Federal agencies and our nation’s critical infrastructures are dependent on technology systems to carry out fundamental operations and to process, maintain,
and report vital information. The security of these systems and data is also vital to safeguarding individual privacy and protecting the nation’s security, prosperity, and well-being.
Risks to these essential technology systems are increasing—in particular, malicious actors are becoming more willing and capable of carrying out cyberattacks. Learn about what steps the GAO highlights in order to address the issues that the federal government faces with cybersecurity.