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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity September 8, 2011

U.S., India ink cyber security cooperation pact

The United States and India signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster closer cooperation and timely exchange of information between their respective government organizations responsible for cyber security

By Gregory Hale, ISS Source
Cybersecurity September 8, 2011

Secure smart grid moves forward

Talk is starting to actually move to action as companies are beginning to make a big push to really make the Smart Grid a secure reality. Sensus, the Raleigh, NC-based company, recently incorporated encryption and key management technologies from IBM

By Gregory Hale, ISS Source
Cybersecurity August 11, 2011

Riot Raises Questions Regarding CCTV Effectiveness

This week’s riots in London have shown that there is a limit to what electronic security can do: at some point you’ll need a pair of boots and a truncheon. But even then there have been complaints about ineffective deployment of the police; being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

By Ewan D Lamont, (Analyst, Video Surveillance and Security Services, IMS Research
Cybersecurity July 14, 2011

For end users: Security 101

If end users were not frightened before the Siemens 2011 Automation Summit, they are now as cyber security took center stage.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 14, 2011

Grid security exercise from NERC

The grid security exercise will test NERC and the electricity industry’s crisis response plans and validate current readiness in response to a cyber incident.

By Gregory Hale, ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 13, 2011

Preparing for all types of attacks

There are intended and unintended hits, or attacks, on control systems and if you believe what one study says, 20% are intentional and 80% unintentional.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 12, 2011

Analyzing Stuxnet with Siemens

Two security experts at the 2011 Siemens Automation Summit talked about lessons learned during the Stuxnet affair.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 12, 2011

Stuxnet: A turning point

This is an explosive new age of industrial productivity and with that brings a bigger risk for cyber attackers to hit manufacturers.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 11, 2011

Safety hike after Yellowstone burst

Exxon Mobil took twice as long as it said it did to fully seal a pipeline that spilled 1,000 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone River, according to federal documents.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity June 29, 2011

Web site to help explain OSHA recordkeeping rules

Web tool to help users determine whether injuries and illnesses are work-related and recordable under the OSHA Recordkeeping rules

By Occupational Safety and Health Administration