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In the News – Kojo Nnamdi Discusses Cyberattacks Against DC Area Hospitals

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 9:56 am

Source: Medill DC, available under Creative Commons Attribution License From March 31, 2016, Kojo Nnamdi of WAMU 88.5 public radio in Washington, DC: “MedStar Health, a network that includes 10 hospitals and dozens of medical offices in the D.C. and Baltimore regions, recently took key elements of its medical system offline after hackers penetrated its […]

In the News – Diane Rehm Interviews Professor Henry Petroski, Discusses America’s Crumbling Transportation Infrastructure

Posted: February 16, 2016 at 3:52 pm

On Monday, February 15, 2016, Diane Rehm interviewed Henry Petroski, Professor of Civil Engineering and History at Duke University and author of To Engineer is Human: the Role of Failure in Successful Design, The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems, and The Pencil: a History of Design and Circumstance, to […]

From Our Partners: TISP Presents the 2016 Collegiate Infrastructure Challenge and Call for Sponsors

Posted: January 21, 2016 at 10:53 am

The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) Council of the Society of American Military Engineers Presents The 2016 Collegiate Infrastructure Challenge at The Critical Infrastructure Symposium (CIS) The Charleston Marriott, Charleston, South Carolina At the 2016 Critical Infrastructure Symposium on April 4th, The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) Council of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) will […]

In the News – WAMU Highlights Issues in Critical Infrastructure

Posted: November 18, 2015 at 10:41 am

WAMU, American University’s public radio station, has recently featured coverage of important issues currently facing U.S. infrastructure. We share two of these features below. The Diane Rehm Show: Lights Out In an interview broadcast on November 16, 2015, Diane Rehm spoke to former Nightline anchor Ted Koppel on the latest developments in Paris and his […]

In the News – CNA Military Advisory Board Publishes Report on National Security and U.S. Electrical Power

Posted: November 11, 2015 at 1:56 pm

Earlier this month, CNA, a nonprofit research and analysis organization located in Arlington, VA, released a new report from their Military Advisory Board (MAB) titled National Security and Assured U.S. Electrical Power. The CNA MAB is “an elite group of retired three- and four-star flag and general officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and […]

Cyber Resources from the FEMA Lessons Learned Information Sharing Team

Posted: November 2, 2015 at 11:39 am

We are pleased to share two of the latest releases from the FEMA Lessons Learned Information Sharing team. The ‘Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS.gov)’ team identifies lessons learned derived from real-world or exercise experiences within the whole community and documents these lessons for emergency managers to consider when developing plans and exercises. Please click the […]

In the News: DHS/OCIA Releases “Aging and Failing Infrastructure Systems – Highway Bridges”

Posted: September 16, 2015 at 2:43 pm, Last Updated: September 16, 2015 at 2:44 pm

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis (DHS/OCIA) produces Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Notes in response to changes in the infrastructure community’s risk environment from terrorist activities, natural hazards, and other events. This product summarizes the findings related to highway bridges that were identified in the National Risk Estimate on […]

From the 2014 U.S. National Climate Assessment

Posted: August 24, 2015 at 2:50 pm, Last Updated: August 24, 2015 at 2:53 pm

Last year, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Third United States National Climate Assessment. The result of a three-year effort by a team of over 300 experts, this report outlines the latest scientific understanding of current trends in climate science. These findings serve as a valuable resource for those in the critical infrastructure […]