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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 7, 2017

Posted: August 11, 2017 at 11:54 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at state and local government resilience efforts, starting with a story on recent declines in municipal infrastructure investment. We then follow with a release from NARUC describing the group’s new repository for critical infrastructure resources. Finally, we conclude with two stories on municipal planning for extreme weather events. […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 31, 2017

Posted: August 3, 2017 at 1:05 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring three articles on cybersecurity, including a report on the financial sector and the latest cyber legislation to be introduced in the Senate. Bank Cybersecurity May Need a New Mindset Bryan Yurcan at American Banker reports on how the lack of standardized cybersecurity policies and practices at financial institutions […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 24, 2017

Posted: July 28, 2017 at 11:01 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2017 at 11:02 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring perspectives and commentaries from across the country, including opinions on strategies for influencing risk management for infrastructure systems, the latest research on cyber from the U.S. Naval War College and Symantec, and finally some insights on the various ways international rankings grade U.S. infrastructure in the global landscape. […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 17, 2017

Posted: July 21, 2017 at 11:26 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you the latest news and analysis on cyber threats facing the critical infrastructure in the United States, an overview of critical infrastructure security in South Africa, a new Executive Order, and a brief look at a cyber war game organized by the U.S. Naval War College. We close […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 10, 2017

Posted: July 14, 2017 at 11:09 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you commentary from across multiple sectors in both the United States and Australia, as well as views on election systems as critical infrastructure and the state of industrial cybersecurity. Securing Elections Remains Surprisingly Controversial Lily Hay Newman from Wired discusses continuing skepticism among state election officials towards the […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of July 3, 2017

Posted: July 7, 2017 at 11:48 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring the latest cybersecurity news as experts and policymakers focus on threats to critical infrastructure, including the latest news on the Petya ransomware attack and recent reports of hacks targeting the United States power grid and nuclear power plants. Survey: Cyber Pros Fear Attack on Critical Infrastructure Sean D. […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of June 26, 2017

Posted: June 30, 2017 at 11:22 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you the latest news on the latest global ransomware outbreak, more commentary on infrastructure investment proposals, and some opinions on resilience in the energy sector from a cyber perspective. Petya Ransomware Epidemic May Be Spillover from Cyberwar From Wired, Andy Greenberg writes on the latest updates from the […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of June 19, 2017

Posted: June 23, 2017 at 12:14 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring the latest infrastructure policy news from the United States surrounding the Trump Administrations continued calls for a $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan, as well as cybersecurity news from Russia and Australia. White House Says Foreign Investment Key to Infrastructure Plan For The Hill, Melanie Zanona writes on comments […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of June 12, 2017

Posted: June 16, 2017 at 10:19 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at a wide variety of articles covering cybersecurity and infrastructure investment, including the latest news on Crash Override, the malware that has been identified in connection with the Ukraine electric grid attacks from 2015 and 2016. We also encourage all of our readers in Virginia and the Washington, […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of June 5, 2017

Posted: June 9, 2017 at 12:25 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at the latest commentary on the President’s infrastructure investment plans and viewpoints on cybersecurity, including Estonia’s cyber embassy efforts, criticism of current cybersecurity efforts from Forbes, and thoughts on cyber insurance. Stanford Scholars Discuss State of U.S. Infrastructure as the President Promotes His $1 Trillion Plan Mike Bennon […]