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Addressing Infosec Theater

Last week we at Skyport hosted Tech Field Day’s group of leading networking bloggers for a two-hour overview and discussion of Skyport’s technology. You can view all of the Skyport presentations… 786 more words

Security

ICS-CERT 2015 Report: Critical Infrastructure Sector Sees Spike in Cyber Attacks

Given the recent conversations in the news concerning SCADA security and threats to critical infrastructure, this article is particularly compelling.  Given the included statistics, there is a clear spike in these types of attacks, and there is a clear motivation by both individuals and nation states to target this type of infrastructure. 7 more words

Security News

Ukrainian Power Grid Hacked, 1.4 Million Homes Go Dark Dec. 23

9 Questions – Experts Detail Lessons Learned, SCADA Cybersecurity Inaction

As reported in DataBreachToday and elsewhere in recent days, hackers gained remote access to power production systems in western Ukraine, taking multiple electrical substations offline late last month. 279 more words

ICS Security

"Critical infrastructure", a reminder the Internet is not amorphous

Within the last year there have been 16 so-called fiber cuts in the San Francisco Bay Area. According to the F.B.I., someone or some group has been going through manholes to sever fiber optic cables that supply telecommunications to large sections of the region…It’s something that’s been largely forgotten in the lather over… 61 more words

Tech

Cell Tower Backup Power System Runs Indefinitely On Solar Panels and Modular Lithium Battery Banks

In late 2015, Battery Backup Power, Inc. of Costa Mesa, California began a strategic partnership with a publicly traded company that focuses on advanced new energy storage systems and solar generation. 254 more words

Articles

Cybersecurity to Gain New Prominence in Bank Exams | American Banker

While cybersecurity has already been part of bank exams for years, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is highlighting it as a separate comment in order to ensure the issue is getting appropriate attention from bank executives and boards. 11 more words

Financial Services

Cybersecurity Looms Large at Debate on Geopolitical Risk

By Shawn Seasongood
Managing Director, Finance and Operational Transformation

The mission of St. John’s University Center for Excellence in Enterprise Risk Management is to “become a leading center that brings together students, academicians, executives, and board members for the purpose of developing and sharing knowledge, tools, and best practices in enterprise risk management.” 670 more words

Information Technology