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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 29, 2016

Posted: September 2, 2016 at 11:54 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, the conversation is all about cybersecurity. First, we bring you a short article by Kevin Coleman on the need for greater evidence to support retaliatory tactics in response to cyber attacks. Then, Steve Kirk writes in a two-part article for Federal Times on the current shortage in the cybersecurity workforce […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 22, 2016

Posted: August 26, 2016 at 11:38 am, Last Updated: August 26, 2016 at 11:54 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we have articles from, Wired, The Guardian, FCW, and several others, as well as an editorial from the New York Times on severe weather events. You’ll find articles on cybersecurity, flooding in Louisiana, and the earthquake that struck Italy. Security News This Week: Eddie Bauer Stores, Hotels and Hospitals Hacked […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 15, 2016

Posted: August 19, 2016 at 1:03 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we bring you reports covering cybersecurity, elections, and energy infrastructure. First, CSM Passcode covers the latest expert views on a recent hack of the NSA and suspicions that the attacks originated in Moscow. Then, The Atlantic profiles the work performed by the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection. Third, an opinion […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 8, 2016

Posted: August 12, 2016 at 2:37 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we have reports spanning multiple sectors and countries: the National Law Review looks at new FERC orders from June concerning NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards; Wired examines the latest bug bounty program from Apple, rewarding cybersecurity experts who identify flaws in the company’s products; the Safe & Sound blog […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 1, 2016

Posted: August 5, 2016 at 11:25 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we have articles discussing energy, transit, and the potential that elections might someday be considered critical infrastructure. First, from Foreign Policy, a piece on the biggest threats facing the electric grid, and they might not be what you think. Then, from the DCist, a look at a recent derailment on […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 25, 2016

Posted: July 29, 2016 at 2:22 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we have a big new release from the White House in the form of Presidential Policy Directive 41 (PPD-41). Below, we take a look at the directive itself, as well as reactions from commentators. Then, from Motherboard, an article on proposals for a U.S. cyber national guard. The White House […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 18, 2016

Posted: July 21, 2016 at 1:55 pm, Last Updated: July 21, 2016 at 2:50 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure, we have an updated report from the 2016 Black Hat USA Cybersecurity Conference outlining survey responses from attendees at last year’s event, including expert opinions regarding the threats of highest concern among security professionals; a new survey released by Dell on Digital Transformation Security; a special issue on Critical Infrastructure […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 11, 2016

Posted: July 15, 2016 at 11:10 am

As a new offering from the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security, we are please to provide our first This Week in Critical Infrastructure, a short round-up of some of the significant events happening in industry, government, the press, and academia concerning critical infrastructure security and resilience. If you have any feedback on this […]

In the News – 2016 National Preparedness Report

Posted: June 10, 2016 at 11:52 am

On March 31, 2016, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the latest update to the annual National Preparedness Report. Required by Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness, the National Preparedness Report examines preparedness activities taken in the previous year, summarizing progress in building, sustaining, and delivering on the 32 core capabilities outlined in the […]

Upcoming Event: Resilience Roundtable – Designing and Building 22nd Century Infrastructure

Posted: April 5, 2016 at 9:02 am

Date: Monday, 25 APRIL 2016 Location: Room 113 Founders Hall, George Mason University, Arlington VA Our current, challenging building environment includes many issues like resilience, sustainability, triple bottom line, and life cycle maintenance which go beyond our basic, code-based design requirements. Also consider that just as we are still using 100 year old infrastructure, the […]