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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 22, 2017

Posted: May 26, 2017 at 11:55 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you cyber news from around the world as well as the latest developments on U.S. government proposals to boost infrastructure investment. Conclusions from Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience, Europe 2017 In this press release from May 21, organizers summarize the main takeaways from the CIPRE conference held in […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 15, 2017

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 1:52 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you four stories focused on infrastructure investment, with a focus on transportation. We continue to follow the news regarding the WannaCry ransomware attack and its effects on critical infrastructure around the world. We look forward to sharing reports on the impacts and implications of the event as the […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 8, 2017

Posted: May 12, 2017 at 11:25 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you news on public-private partnership efforts in Texas, a new executive order on cybersecurity, and the latest reports on efforts to increase investment in critical infrastructure across the United States. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the speakers, presenters, panelists, and guests who […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 1, 2017

Posted: May 5, 2017 at 1:17 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we have reports on federal IT and cybersecurity policy, guidance for private-sector entities in shoring up defenses for cyber intrusion attempts and natural disasters, and other reports from cybersecurity experts and the water sector. Spending Deal Boosts Funds for DHS Office Securing Cyber Infrastructure Morgan Chalfant from The Hill reports […]

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

Posted: April 28, 2017 at 2:57 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we share news from St. Louis on proposals to privatize aspects of the city’s Lambert airport, the latest commentary on cybersecurity at the federal and local level, and some new market analysis on critical infrastructure with trends for the future. White House official slams ‘unacceptable’ cyber status quo From EnergyWire, […]

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

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 1:24 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you editorials on the dams and water sectors, reports from the United States and Australia on cyber defense, and some looks at the latest tools and policy directions in the U.S. and U.K. Energy Department Exercise Reveals ‘Gaps’ in Major Cyber Incident Response Morgan Chalfant, writing for The […]

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

Posted: April 14, 2017 at 10:38 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at proposals for implementation of infrastructure upgrades, a proposal from Great Britain to provide insurance for driverless vehicle incidents, and news on concerns surrounding cybersecurity in the public health sector. Great Britain: Technology Bill Introduced to Regulate Driverless Cars, Increase Penalties for Misuse of Lasers From the Library […]

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

Posted: April 7, 2017 at 11:12 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring the latest in cyber policy from Congress, as well as expert commentary relating to industrial control system security and critical infrastructure policy in Australia. Expert Tells House Committee: “Healthcare Cybersecurity is Worse Than Reported” On April 4, 2017, Terence M. Rice, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer […]

In the News: CIP/HS Director Mark Troutman Featured in Mason School of Business Tech & Cyber Blog

Posted: April 4, 2017 at 2:47 pm

Dr. Mark Troutman, Director of the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security, is featured in the April/May 2017 “Researcher Spotlight” from the George Mason University School of Business Research and Grants eNewsletter. In the article, Troutman talks about the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security’s current and future projects, as well as opportunities […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of March 27, 2017

Posted: March 31, 2017 at 11:46 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at news surrounding Trump administration plans for investment in the nation’s infrastructure, the latest developments in the creation of a communications network for U.S. first responders, and the last reports of a bridge collapse near Atlanta, Georgia. I-85 Collapses after Massive Fire From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, ongoing coverage […]