Census walks fine line keeping public informed on 2020 cybersecurity

Federal News Radio: As the Census Bureau ventures into uncharted waters — rolling out the IT infrastructure allowing households to respond online to the 2020 population count — current and former cybersecurity officials want to give the American public more peace of mind.

In a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and acting Census Director Ron Jarmin, the former officials urged the agency to shed more light on steps it’s taking to ensure data collected from nearly every household in America will not fall into the wrong hands.

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