President Trump has called on American citizens to acknowledge in November the role of critical infrastructure in boosting national and economic security.
By proclaiming November as Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, the government reaffirms its goal of strengthening critical infrastructure such as such as power grids, water and food supplies and transportation systems to protect the U.S. from artificial and natural threats, the White House said Wednesday.
Trump noted there is a need for the federal government and its partners to prioritize the protection of the election infrastructure as the next U.S. elections will be held within the month.
He added that increased collaboration between the public and private sectors will help further prevent cyber actors from virtually harming the U.S. critical infrastructure.
Trump said that addressing risks to critical infrastructure will help keep the U.S. safe.