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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 […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of September 4, 2017

Posted: September 8, 2017 at 11:04 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we provide the latest cybersecurity news following the announcement by Equifax of a massive breach exposing financial information of millions of consumers, as well as the latest commentary on cybersecurity, energy, transportation, and extreme weather resilience from industry experts and analysts. A Cybersecurity Breach at Equifax Left Pretty Much Everyone’s […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 28, 2017

Posted: September 1, 2017 at 9:25 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at the latest infrastructure commentary in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastating impact on the Texas coastline, as well as Tribal resilience efforts in response to extreme weather and a critical response to the Department of Energy’s grid report. As Hurricanes Bear Down, Tribes Act Quickly to Build […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 21, 2017

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 12:15 pm

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you views and opinions on critical infrastructure investment and cybersecurity, as well as the latest news on infrastructure failures in Macau following Typhoon Hato, and the latest recommendations from the Department of Energy regarding grid resilience. U.S. to Say Power Markets Must ‘Evolve’ to Value Coal, Nuclear From […]

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of August 14, 2017

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we take a look at resilient cities, including an interview with Tulsa’s Chief Resilience Officer, and the role of partnership between the public and private sectors. Finally, we close with market projections for cybersecurity from TechCrunch and market analyst Gartner. The Role of P3s in Resilience Planning Jackie Snow from […]

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. […]