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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of February 20, 2017

Posted: February 24, 2017 at 12:27 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we share some stories and reports on energy, cybersecurity, and transportation, including a report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association on structurally deficient bridges across the United States. Nearly 56,000 American Bridges on Structurally Deficient List, New Analysis of Federal Data Shows From the American Road & Transportation […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of February 13, 2017 (and Before)

Posted: February 17, 2017 at 12:06 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we examine some of the top infrastructure stories from the first six weeks of 2017. We start with a focus on the Oroville dam in California, then provide a sample of the major infrastructure-related news items from 2017 so far. The Oroville Dam and Aging Infrastructure Oroville is the Best […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of December 12, 2016

Posted: December 16, 2016 at 2:46 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we share articles covering a newly reported hack of Yahoo, two reports providing insights for 2017, and one upcoming event related to infrastructure in Africa. This will be our last news update of 2016. We look forward to continuing to provide the latest in critical infrastructure news, events, and research […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of December 5, 2016

Posted: December 9, 2016 at 11:06 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we share news items covering terrorism, pipelines, and cybersecurity from the U.S. and abroad, including items on pipeline infrastructure in the United States, the latest cybersecurity policy guidance from the U.S. Commission on Enhancing Cybersecurity, a Moroccan program to prevent terrorist threats against infrastructure, and a biometric security system called […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of November 28, 2016

Posted: December 2, 2016 at 3:38 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we share three articles covering energy, cybersecurity, and wastewater infrastructure in the U.S. and Africa. BPU Considers Deploying Microgrids to Deliver Local Power Resiliency Tom Johnson from NJ Spotlight reports on plans that the New Jersey Board of Utilities is considering related to use of microgrid technology to protect the […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of November 14, 2016

Posted: November 18, 2016 at 3:15 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we share three articles on current issues in cybersecurity, including two items furthering the discussion of the impact of recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that have caused major outages in recent months. Furthermore, we bring you an article discussing the potential for blockchain implementation in energy systems from […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of November 7, 2016

Posted: November 11, 2016 at 2:41 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we share an article on election security with some contributions by CIP Director Mark Troutman, as well as an article on a DDoS attack targeting Russian Banks and an early preview of infrastructure policy that may come in the Trump administration. From Substations to Voting Stations, Cyberthreats Plague 2016 Blake […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 31, 2016

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 3:51 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we continue our coverage of emerging cybersecurity topics with two articles from the Wall Street Journal and one from the Washington Free Beacon discussing current U.S. preparedness for cyber attacks from foreign sources. America Isn’t Ready for a Cyberattack [Subscription Required] Christopher Mims writes for the Wall Street Journal to […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 24, 2016

Posted: October 28, 2016 at 10:24 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, in keeping with the close of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we bring three articles discussing vital cybersecurity topics that have been in the headlines recently, including reports on current U.S. government efforts to enhance international grid security with Mexico and domestic security for the Internet of Things, as well as […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 17, 2016

Posted: October 21, 2016 at 12:27 pm, Last Updated: October 21, 2016 at 12:47 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we bring you articles discussing new efforts to strengthen cybersecurity for banks and the commercial aviation sector, as well as more views on the potential strategies that might arise in a cyber war scenario with Russia. Regulators Look to Strengthen Banks’ Cyber Defenses Marcy Gordon of the Federal Times reports […]