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Utilities, ports may have to reveal IT outsourcers to Australian government | iTnews

About 100 operators of critical electricity, water and port infrastructure in Australia may be forced to detail their IT security postures and outsourcers to the government under new rules proposed today. 13 more words


Reducing Climate Vulnerability of Electric Power Grid to Extreme Weather Events

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The primary story line for Hurricane Harvey is the amount of rain that it dropped on… 1,180 more words

What risks does IoT and automation pose to SCADA legacy systems? | Windpower

In a push towards renewable energy, companies are expected to meet State renewable energy targets before 2020, despite operating on out-dated legacy systems.

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Offshoring by telcos, power and water operators raising risk of foreign meddling, top official reveals | SMH

Australia’s telecommunications, electricity and water infrastructure is increasingly vulnerable to foreign spies and saboteurs as companies outsource work to offshore firms that are hard to monitor, a top government official has said. 41 more words


Protecting South African Critical Infrastructure

Prosperous and highly-connected regions of the world are and will be lucrative targets for various adversaries. South Africa is and will be one of the most worthwhile targets on the African continent. 1,749 more words

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'Cyber 9/11' coming without major security upgrades to critical infrastructure: Report

(National SentinelCyber war: An industry advisory panel has issued a new report warning of a “cyber 9/11” if federal agencies and the private sector do not move more quickly to co-develop better cyber protections for critical national infrastructure. 294 more words

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