Posts Tagged ‘News’

In the News – George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School Announces Creation of National Security Institute

Posted: March 1, 2017 at 11:14 am

On February 14, the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University announced the creation of a National Security Institute (NSI) to bring national security experts together with policymakers to find practical answers to hard national security law and policy questions. “The new National Security Institute will strive to provide much needed balance to the […]

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 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 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 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 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 […]

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 […]