Tag Archives: industrial control system

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

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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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Christopher Krebs: CISA Eyes Consolidation of Civilian Agencies’ Cyber Efforts

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said CISA is collaborating with the Office of Management and Budget and Congress to explore approaches to consolidate civilian agencies’ cybersecurity initiatives, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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House Panel-Approved FY 2020 DHS Spending Package Includes $2B for Cyber Agency

The House Appropriations Committee passed a bill to authorize approximately $2 billion in fiscal year 2020 for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, reflecting a $408 million increase from the president’s budget request, FCW reported Tuesday.

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DoD Extends Cybersecurity Policies to Industrial Control Systems

The Defense Department wants to expand the coverage of its cybersecurity guidance to include industrial control systems devices, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes the new regulations will cover systems that run water, air conditioning, heating, electrical, telecommunications and physical security facilities. The article says DoD CIO Teri …

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