Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CISA announces free security scans for public water utilities

September 13, 2023

Via: StateScoop

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is offering free security scans for critical infrastructure facilities, such as water utilities, to help protect them from cyberattacks. The midweek announcement comes as water treatment facilities across the country have suffered from […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

CISA to focus on water, education and health sectors over the next year 

October 24, 2022

Via: FCW

Over the coming year, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency plans to concentrate more of its attention on critical infrastructure sectors that adversaries target due to the essential services they provide but which don’t have the assets to defend themselves, […]

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 […]