Today President Obama signed an Executive Order that seeks to modernize the digital system in the federal government and increase cybersecurity. The order lays the groundwork for establishing a federal privacy council within the government that will oversee the protection of the Personal Identifiable Information (PII) of federal employees, see that best practices are being adhered to, and that government data is well protected from hackers.
I happened on an article today that spoke of the high risk of a cyber breach in the UK. According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI) “A UK Government survey estimated that in 2014 […]
This podcast provides a brief overview of security issues related to Supervisory Control and Data Systems, or SCADA, security. Derek Smith of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College provides a brief overview of what SCADA […]
In 2013 US. Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21) identified 16 sectors deemed critical to the operation of the nation. The identified sectors are: Chemical Commercial Facilities Communications Critical Manufacturing Dams Defense Industrial Base Emergency Services […]