Tag Archives: ICS

Jamie Brown Sets Sights on Industrial Control Systems as IT Sector Coordinating Council Chairman


Jamie Brown, senior director of global government affairs at cybersecurity company Tenable, has been named chairman of the Information Technology Sector Coordinating Council, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Brown said he wants IT SCC to pursue an alignment with the government and other sectors to achieve consistency in recommendations for protecting industrial control systems.

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DHS Working With Private Sector to Test Industrial Control System Tech

The Department of Homeland Security is collaborating with industrial control system vendors to test products to secure critical facilities such as power plants against cyber attacks, Cyberscoop reported Monday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant director for cybersecurity at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said at the Hack the Capitol conference in Washington, D.C. that the DHS aims to “have much more capability” to detect and mitigate attacks to ICS infrastructure and evaluate ICS products before they enter the market.

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NIST Proposes Updates to Industrial Control Systems Security Guide

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a proposal to update its security guide for industrial control systems. NIST incorporated previous feedback from an initial public consultation into the final draft and the comment period for the proposed updates will close before March 10, the agency said Tuesday. …

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