NRC announced staff will have 18 months to consider the task force’s first recommendation, that the NRC re-structure its regulatory framework.
“The plan we’ve established will require a dedicated effort by our staff and stakeholders, and will require a continued commitment by the Commission to see that these recommendations are promptly addressed,” NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko said.
The NRC has until Oct. 3 to produce a follow-up report prioritizing task force recommendations for implementation.
The task force released its findings July 12, nearly three months after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is working on modernizing its systems and fortifying software security at the supply chain level, Federal Times reported Friday. Adrian Monza, chief of the Department of Homeland Security component's cyber defense branch, told the publication that USCIS is launching “very significant” modernization efforts and that other agencies must be able to defend their networks against threats to financial databases.