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.
Blake Sobczak from E&E News EnergyWire outlines potential cyber threats to U.S. voting systems and the energy sector, with contributions from CIP Director Dr. Mark Troutman on the issue.
Via Yahoo News, Germain Moyon of Agence France Presse reports on a large-scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on five of Russia’s largest banks revealed by Moscow-based security firm Kaspersky on Thursday.
Sahil Kapur from Bloomberg outlines President-elect Trump’s $500 billion infrastructure spending plan, as well as potential challenges he will face in Congress. Though details have not been expressed by Trump’s transition team, earlier statements from Trump describe a debt-driven investment effort rather than a tax-funded subsidy program.
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