Tag Archives: critical infrastructure

NIST Official: Agencies, Industry Move Forward in Cyber Framework Talks

A top National Institute of Standards and Technology official said Tuesday cooperation between public and private sectors has helped make progress in identifying standards to secure the nation’s critical infrastructure, FCW reported Wednesday. Amber Corrin writes NIST convened workshops for government and industry leaders to discuss President Obama’s executive order …

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GAO Officials Question Power Grid Security Before House Subpanel

Government Accountability Office representatives told a House subcommittee Tuesday technology enables a more effective power grid network but the security of the network could be stronger. Gregory Wilshusen and David Trimble testified to the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations subcommittee that insecure smart grid networks are dangerous to national security. Securing …

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