Tag: vulnerabilities

Social Security, Social Services

Biden cybersecurity order tackles software risks in energy, other sectors following Colonial hack

May 13, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Experts say the software supply chain is at the heart of critical infrastructure security, and the executive order is a step forward in shoring up vulnerabilities. “You can’t protect what you can’t see. And too many organizations don’t have a […]

Basic Services, Emergency Services

CISA issues third emergency directive since SolarWinds

April 21, 2021

Via: FCW

Hours after warning that government agencies have been affected by vulnerabilities found in a piece of virtual private networking software, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued its third emergency directive in five months to civilian federal agencies. The new […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Lawmakers seek red team testing of vulnerable grid networks

August 5, 2020

Via: FCW

Senators want to craft authorities for federal agencies and private power infrastructure providers to allow more cybersecurity testing of energy grid network security. Read More on FCW