Posts Tagged 'critical infrastructure protection'

“We’re here to pinch your best ideas.” Those words began Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan’s remarks to a small group of city officials, regulators and private industry in New York City’s financial district this morning.  The discussion was focused on cities, climate change and the use of technology to address it while improving citizens’ lives. […]

Hasta hace relativamente poco se creía que cualquier malware no tenía capacidad para destruir equipos físicos, que sólo podía dañar datos, ya sean aplicaciones, bases de datos, respaldos de información, imágenes, etcétera, sin embargo ese paradigma ha sido destruido: ya es posible dañar hardware. Al día de hoy se tienen registrados dos ataques de este […]

Traditional IT security solutions need modifications to successfully defend critical infrastructure on tomorrow’s cyber battlefields. There has recently been a great amount of discussion regarding critical infrastructure and its inherent security vulnerabilities. Critical infrastructure primarily comprises aging supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and industrial control systems (ICS), which are far more pervasive than most […]

While the latest news on the federal government’s cybersecurity posture zeroes in on data breaches, protecting the critical infrastructure that government and the private sector rely on is an equally serious concern.  A new report from the Aspen Institute and Intel Security, Holding the Line against Cyber Threats, surveyed IT leaders from critical infrastructure organizations, […]

Highly complex infrastructure systems require protection against cyberattacks. Electricity is so much a part of our everyday lives that we really only think about it when it is not there. That is why it is so important to build better security for our national electric power grid and other critical infrastructure. The power grid is […]