On July 31, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the creation of the National Risk Management Center (NRMC), which will focus on evaluating cyber threats and defending critical United States infrastructure. The NRMC will have responsibility for coordination at a national level to protect banks, utilities, telecoms, and similar infrastructures from cybersecurity threats including attacks from nation states like Russia.
Specifically, DHS states
that the NRMC will:
- identify, assess, and prioritize efforts to reduce risks to national critical functions, which enable national and