The American Gas Association is moving ahead on a plan to create a gas-sector information sharing and analysis center, or ISAC, while also working with the Energy Department on a cybersecurity maturity model that tracks with the government's framework of standards.
A new American Bar Association survey shows that most lawyers don't know if their firm has experienced a data breach.
The Environmental Protection Agency is calling for a "tightening" of core function activities and an overhaul of implementation "tiers" found in a preliminary framework of cybersecurity standards being developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, today introduced a cybersecurity bill targeted at liability relief and information sharing among critical infrastructure sectors.
Despite the objections of panel Republicans, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to become deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
Industry's increasing reliance on SCADA and other automated control systems creates cybersecurity vulnerabilities that must be addressed by government at all levels, according to a leading information security official.
The Energy Department's inspector general plans to tackle a host of cybersecurity-related issues in 2014.
A lawyer who advocates for a rulemaking process on data-security requirements by the Federal Trade Commission has reiterated his arguments as to why he should be allowed in a commission enforcement case.
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News and analysis of the fifth and final public workshop in Raleigh, NC on drafting a framework of cybersecurity standards.