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A simulated cyberattack is coming.
The Senate passed a continuing resolution to extend spending six weeks beyond the current fiscal year, ending on Friday. The House plans to vote Monday on the bill which funds government until Nov. 18. But on Nov. 23 is another important budget date — the joint select committee on deficit reduction must submit its recommendations to Congress on ways to reduce $1.2 trillion to $1.5 trillion in cuts over the next decade.
It's August 3 and the debt ceiling still hasn't been raised. Now what? Steve Bell, senior director of the Economic Policy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center offers insight.
Jay Powell is a visiting scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center and former Treasury undersecretary for President George H.W. Bush.
The non-profit Bipartisan Policy Center recently hosted Cyber ShockWave - a live, mock cyber attack against the nation. The exercise simulated the government's response to a cyber crisis with former Cabinet and national security experts acting as presidential advisors in the fictional drill. The exercise highlighted the dangers of cyber-terrorism and the government's preparedness to respond to such an attack.