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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 […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 10, 2016

Posted: October 14, 2016 at 12:40 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we bring you articles discussing army concerns related to infrastructure vulnerabilities to cyber attacks during natural disasters, the performance of grid upgrades in Florida during Hurricane Matthew, cybersecurity risks facing airlines as flights become more networked, the physical resilience issues raised by bolt cutting in recent pipeline protests, and a […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 3, 2016

Posted: October 7, 2016 at 11:46 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2016 at 9:43 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we bring you a call for papers from the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School, as well as articles on cyber warfare and the latest on infrastructure preparation and impacts around Hurricane Matthew in Florida. Tenth Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit Call for […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of September 26, 2016

Posted: September 30, 2016 at 1:09 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we bring you the just-published guidelines from the Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) Standards Org., Tesla’s response to Chinese hackers, some initial reactions to the train crash in New Jersey, and reports on blackouts in Australia and Puerto Rico. ISAO Standards Organization Releases Initial Voluntary Guidelines for ISAOs On […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of September 19, 2016

Posted: September 23, 2016 at 12:59 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we examine recent cybersecurity events, including two recent forums, proposed legislation against internet-connected voting machines, FAA recommendations for cybersecurity, Cyber Command defense efforts, and a massive breach that compromised 500 million Yahoo accounts. Beat the Breach DC On Thursday, September 15, Invincea, Inc. hosted their Beat the Breach event at […]

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

Posted: September 16, 2016 at 12:43 pm, Last Updated: September 23, 2016 at 9:50 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we have articles from Federal Times, The Wall Street Journal, Lawfare, and Financial Times, covering developments in cybersecurity, as well as the financial and nuclear sectors, from the U.S., UK, and Dubai. U.S.-Gulf Cyber Working Group Formed at Dubai Forum From Tony Ware, Federal Times: “A U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) […]

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

Posted: September 9, 2016 at 12:05 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we bring you more information from the Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) Standards Organization Public Meeting from September 1. At the time of this posting, meeting slides and materials are yet to be posted. However, according to the press release distributed by the ISAO SO, these materials will be […]