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10456654670?profile=RESIZE_400xThose readers who were born before the Internet Age may remember seeing the Wanted Posters of criminals on the walls of US Post Offices.  There were stated cash rewards for those who provided information that led to the wanted criminal’s arrest.  Yes, you actually went into a federal building and mailed a letter with a postage stamp attached.  What is a postage stamp?  We will cover this subject in another article. The US authorities are offering a multimillion-dollar reward for anyone with info

10065321492?profile=RESIZE_400xThe US government has urged organizations to shore up defenses "now" in response to website defacements and destructive malware targeting Ukraine government websites and IT systems this week.

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published a new 'CISA Insights' document aimed at all US organizations, not just critical infrastructure operators.  The checklist of actions is CISA's response to this week's cyberattacks on Ukraine's systems and websites, which the country

10035854891?profile=RESIZE_400xThe US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced on 20 January 2022, to strengthen its Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards by requiring internal network security monitoring (INSM) for high and medium impact bulk electric system cyber systems.

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposes to direct the North American Electric Reliability Corporation to develop and submit new or modified Reliability Standards to address a gap in the current standards.[1]

8910810901?profile=RESIZE_400xThe U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have released a report providing insights on how to enhance supply chain security in the wake of the SolarWinds attack.

The guidance released 28 April 2021, "Defending Against Software Supply Chain Attacks," offers recommendations on how to implement the NIST Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management Framework and the Secure Software Development Framework. "This resource provides in-depth re

7962214498?profile=RESIZE_400xThe current US administration is signaling it will be updating the US government’s approach to its maritime cybersecurity strategy.  Cyber security priorities are being discussed to enhance and secure the US’ ability to ‘project power at sea and defend against adversarial cyberattacks.’  The plan involves a re-examination of the national approach to information sharing and better emphasizing the use of operational technologies in ports. 

Hackers at all tier levels have long targeted shipping fir