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Control systems--computer-based systems that monitor and control sensitive processes and physical functions--perform vital functions in many of our nation's critical infrastructures, including electric power, oil and gas, water treatment, and chemical production.
Computerized control systems perform vital functions across many of our nation's critical infrastructures. For example, in natural gas distribution, they can monitor and control the pressure and flow of gas through pipelines.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Rural Electrification Administration (REA) borrowers' cable and satellite television investments, focusing on the extent of: (1) REA borrowers' investments in cable and satellite television businesses; (2) competition between REA borrowers and other satellite...