Transportation Cyber Directives Called Too Strict, Rushed by GOP

Oct. 20, 2021, 3:58 PM

The Transportation Security Administration’s planned cybersecurity directives for the rail and aviation industries are too rushed and prescriptive, Republican members of the Senate Commerce Committee said in a letter to TSA’s leader today

  • TSA should adopt a more collaborative approach to improve cybersecurity of the rail, rail-transit, and aviation industries instead of prescriptive requirements, according to the letter sent by Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), ranking member of the committee, along with four other Republican committee members
  • If TSA moves forward, it should allow for a notice and comment process so industry participants can relay concerns that the new directives could ...

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