The insurance industry is urging the Department of Homeland Security to provide more details about critical infrastructure's cybersecurity vulnerabilities to enable better analysis on the potential consequences of cyber attacks, according to a new agency report.
Industry officials say the need to align cybersecurity improvements with other maintenance needs is the primary reason facilities are seeking Nuclear Regulatory Commission deadline extensions for implementing the final stage of cybersecurity programs for facilities.
A new analysis by the law firm Wiley Rein and conversations with multiple communications industry players reveal ongoing concerns that the Federal Communications Commission ultimately intends to pursue a regulatory approach to cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity insurance industry stakeholders are urging the development of a new repository of anonymized cyber incident data that could enable benchmarking for critical infrastructure and help address a lack of related actuarial information, according to a new Department of Homeland Security report.
The new Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional certification provides a strong baseline of knowledge for ICS cybersecurity, industrial control systems professionals said during a recent webinar hosted by the ICS information-sharing and analysis center.
After convening for the first time on July 17, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's new cyber-physical systems public working group has established a goal to publish a cybersecurity reference architecture by the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.
The White House has told federal agencies to keep cybersecurity in mind as they prepare fiscal year 2016 science and technology funding requests.
The Utilities Telecom Council announced multiple efforts to combine industry and government initiatives into a workable cybersecurity strategy for the utility sector, during a meeting of the UTC security committee on Wednesday.
Six of the top 10 "Internet of Things" devices are vulnerable to a range of cyber threats, according to a new HP report released Tuesday.
The Utilities Telecom Council next month will hold a cybersecurity workshop on managing information-communications technology supply chain risks in the utility sector.
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