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Senator Collins’ Statement on Cyberattack Likely Perpetrated by Russians

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued this statement following reports of a cyberattack on the U.S. government and multiple American companies for which Russia was likely responsible:


“This cyberattack likely perpetrated by the Russians spotlights the glaring vulnerabilities of our federal cybersecurity system. 


“The President should immediately sign the NDAA not only to keep our military strong but also because it contains significant cyber security provisions that would help thwart future attacks.”