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As of January 31, 2023, there are 4842 open recommendations that still need to be addressed. 473 of these are priority recommendations, those that we believe warrant priority attention. Learn more about our priority designation on our Recommendations page.

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Cyber Insurance: Action Needed to Assess Potential Federal Response to Catastrophic Attacks

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Federal Insurance Office The Director of the Federal Insurance Office should work with the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to produce a joint assessment for Congress on the extent to which the risks to the nation's critical infrastructure from catastrophic cyberattacks, and the potential financial exposures resulting from these risks, warrant a federal insurance response. (Recommendation 2)
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Terrorism Risk Insurance: Market Is Stable but Treasury Could Strengthen Communications about Its Processes

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Federal Insurance Office The Director of the Federal Insurance Office should publicly communicate information about when it is considering certifying an event as an act of terrorism under TRIA. (Recommendation 1)
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In February 2022, Treasury noted that it had received comments from a November 2020 Federal Register Notice on public communications about the certification process, in addition to issuing a final rule in July 2021 that addressed some definitional issues. As of May 2022, we were working with Treasury officials to determine whether these actions sufficiently communicate when an event would be considered for certification as an act of terrorism under TRIA.

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