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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of November 13, 2017

Posted: November 17, 2017 at 10:06 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring the latest on executive and legislative discussions to craft a plan for infrastructure investment, a report on the White House disclosure of the process for software vulnerability threat information by intelligence agencies, and a poll from Black Hat Europe on the security outlook for infrastructure in the EU. […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of November 6, 2017

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 11:44 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring reports on provisions in the new House tax bill that could affect infrastructure funding, the latest cyber reports from Australia and the UK, as well as a new report on supply chain resilience from the Business Continuity Institute. House Committee Opts Out of Reinstating Critical Infrastructure Financing Tool […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 30, 2017

Posted: November 3, 2017 at 2:13 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at a new report on cyber resilience from security firm RedSeal, the latest federal action from Congress and the White House to build attention for critical infrastructure, and a piece on growing efforts to improve the cybersecurity posture in Australia. The 2017 RedSeal Resilience Report Cybersecurity firm RedSeal […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 23, 2017

Posted: October 27, 2017 at 10:07 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at the latest from Puerto Rico’s continuing effort to recover from Hurricane Maria, a survey of failing infrastructure across the United States, and a piece arguing for increased efforts to attract women to the cybersecurity workforce as a way to address the growing skills gap in that industry. […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 9, 2017

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 11:29 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at President Trump’s new nominee for DHS Secretary, a new study on the effects of climate change on infrastructure in the U.S. Midwest region, and contributor pieces on the roles of business planning and artificial intelligence in cybersecurity. Trump Nominates Kirstjen Nielsen As Next Homeland Security Secretary From […]

Event – Resilient Virginia: Improving Resilience through Microgrids & Battery Storage

Posted: October 11, 2017 at 12:02 pm

The utilization of microgrids plus battery storage is seen increasingly by public and private organizations as the wave of the future to help ensure energy reliability and security in the age of intense hurricanes and cyber security threats. The event, which will take place at the Edison Electric Institute, will include speakers and topics that […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of October 2, 2017

Posted: October 6, 2017 at 2:37 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring stories on essential infrastructure for future expansion of the electric vehicle market, the latest news surrounding recent cyber attacks at Yahoo and the NSA, as well as recommendations from experts at McAfee and Arizona State University on cyber hygiene and coastal resilience. Here’s the Electric Car Charging Infrastructure […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of September 25, 2017

Posted: September 29, 2017 at 11:25 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at the water crisis facing Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, an upcoming conference on Smart Infrastructure for cities, and a piece from a former DHS official arguing for continued efforts to modernize the security of federal networks to address persistent cyber threats. An Awful Test […]

Critical Infrastructure Higher Education Initiative

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 1:17 pm

Christie Jones Interim Director and Education Program Manager The Critical Infrastructure Higher Education Initiative (CI HEI) was a highly successful five-year partnership between the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS) at George Mason University and  the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Infrastructure Protection (OIP).  In support of OIP’s efforts to construct […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of September 11, 2017

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 10:46 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring articles discussing the repercussions of Hurricane Irma and the Equifax breach, as well as the latest federal announcements on cybersecurity and energy infrastructure security and resilience research funding. As Hurricane Irma Lashes Florida, an Expert Explains How Cities Can Boost Their Flood Defenses From Time, Joseph Hincks writes […]