President Obama will likely implement recommendations from a presidential advisory panel aimed at improving planning for a worst-case cyber attack on the country and averting risks in the emerging "Internet of Things," said White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's working group on cyber-physical systems cybersecurity discussed core principles on Thursday, underscoring a need for integration among disciplines to tackle the growing issue of CPS cybersecurity.
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When the Department of Homeland Security recently convened a public meeting on improving cybersecurity for critical infrastructure in Texas' most populous city, a mere 40 people showed up in person.
Congress may have plenty of cybersecurity leftovers to pick through in 2015, but the new year also could bring a few new entrees to the cyber policy debate.
The federal marketing campaign urging industry to improve defenses against hackers lacks a broad framework for managing such risks, according to Jack Whitsitt, a cybersecurity analyst with the non-profit Energy Sector Security Consortium.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is planning continued dialogue on ways to encourage development of new cybersecurity technologies, after holding an inaugural cybersecurity meeting in California on Nov. 14, a PTO spokesman told Inside Cybersecurity.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has formed a cybersecurity task force but has not taken a position on a federal report that urges the development of a new repository of anonymized cyber incident data.
A variety of cybersecurity measures may come up short this year as lawmakers wind down a lame-duck session in December, but lack of time won't be an excuse when the 114th Congress convenes in January.
The Northrop Grumman Corporation launched a new advanced cyber technology center this week, aiming to foster collaboration on the growing cyber threat.
The U.S.-based Internet Security Alliance and the Internet Security Alliance for Europe next week will urge European Union officials to move away from a regulatory approach to cybersecurity and instead adopt an industry-led voluntary approach.
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This Nov. 24, 2014 report from Symantec explains a new cyber threat capable of long-term intelligence-gathering operations against governments, infrastructure operators, businesses, academia and private individuals.