Jeh Johnson,Â secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue have called on businesses to use information and resources from DHS and theÂ Chamber to support cyber, economic and national security programs.
Johnson andÂ Donohue wrote in a joint guest post published Thursday on The Hill that the Chamber and DHS work together to promote safeÂ cybersecurity practices among businesses from allÂ sectors across the U.S.
They saidÂ businesses should adopt principles outlined in the National Institute of Standards and Technologyâs Cybersecurity Framework and participate in DHSâs information sharing efforts such as the Automated Indicator Sharing program.
Business leaders should also regardÂ cybersecurity as a valuable investment and add cybersecurity into risk management plans while employeesÂ should take responsibility for online actions and safety,Â Johnson and Donohue added.
Johnson andÂ Donohue also urged Congress to take further measures to helpÂ DHS address growing cyber threats as well as potential large-scale, physical consequences of cyberattacks.