The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources approved a pair of bills designed to improve the cyber and physical security for the energy grid at a Sept. 25 meeting.
Topic: Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP)
This edition of the CSIAC Journal focuses on the topic of cybersecurity of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), particularly those that make up Critical Infrastructure (CI). Cyber threats will pose an increasing risk to public health, safety, and prosperity as information technologies are integrated into critical infrastructure, vital national networks, and
The National Security Agency is creating a Cybersecurity Directorate to better protect the country against cyberthreats from foreign adversaries, NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone said Tuesday.
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed the Securing Energy Infrastructure Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine), co-chair of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, and Jim Risch (R-Idaho).
Historically, an organization developed a Cybersecurity program to achieve compliance. It has been our experience, organizations which achieve full compliance cannot continue to operate because of strict Compliance requirements and the lack of a functional Cybersecurity program. The lack of a functional Cybersecurity program enables methodologies found
Nozomi Networks, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in industrial cybersecurity, announced Thursday that it raised $30 million in its Series C funding round - yet another sign that investors see growth potential in the market for guarding industrial control systems (ICS).
Overview: The 15th annual NCSAM is coming to a close, and we hope you'll join in to promote a safer, more secure and more trusted Internet for these last few days of the month. The CSIAC and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) have made it easy to support NCSAM by providing materials for each week that anyone can share at home, at work and school
"America’s prosperity and security depend on how we respond to the opportunities and challenges in cyberspace. Critical infrastructure, national defense, and the daily lives of Americans rely on computer-driven and interconnected information technologies. As all facets of American life have become more dependent on a secure cyberspace, new vulnerabilities
Cybersecurity solutions for critical energy infrastructure are imperative and they must be carefully engineered to develop reliable systems. Cybersecurity for the modernized power grid is bringing together two different communities: Information technology (IT) and Operational technology (OT). The IT and OT environments differ in important ways but each has
Tim Watkins is a Lead Application Engineer for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. in Pullman, Washington. He retired in 2013 as a decorated Marine Corps Officer and immediately began working for SEL. He currently works in the SEL’s Secure Engineering branch of Research and Development. Tim has a M.S.A in International Leadership from Central