May 8, 2021
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after a cyberattack forced one of the largest pipeline operations in the country to shut down.
“There’s obviously much still to learn about how this attack happened, but we can be sure of two things: This is a play that will be run again, and we’re not adequately prepared. If Congress is serious about an infrastructure package, at front and center should be the hardening of these critical sectors — rather than progressive wishlists masquerading as infrastructure.”