Critical Infrastructure

CISA updates infrastructure protection guide for state and local planners

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CISA updated its guide to infrastructure resilience planning for state and local governments, with an eye on project leadership.

Maryland Gov. Hogan signs three cybersecurity bills

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The new laws solidify the position of the state's CISOs, establish new offices and set new requirements for critical infrastructure.

Critical infrastructure threats raise new questions for state CISOs

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Several state CISOs said potential Russian cyber activity against critical infrastructure in the U.S. is stirring uncertainty.

North Carolina cyber chief says new recognition for task force will improve its reach

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"Having the formal recognition is extremely valuable," Rob Main, the state's chief risk officer, said of a recent move by Gov. Roy Cooper.

North Carolina formalizes cybersecurity task force

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Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order establishing an incident-response effort that draws on state and local cyber professionals.

Education Dept. hasn't updated K-12 cybersecurity plans since 2010, audit finds

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Congress' investigative said the Education Department needs to consult with CISA about updating its planning documents, but the department replied that its role is limited.

Midwest's grid security to get boost from NSA-backed research group

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Researchers at Iowa State University and the University of Illinois have a $2 million NSA grant to study the cybersecurity of the region's energy sector.

Biggest cybersecurity issue is 'culture,' city CISOs say

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Getting people comfortable with new controls is one of the greatest hurdles to improving security, local cybersecurity leaders said during an online event.

States can play greater role in shaping grid cybersecurity, NGA says

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Many states have created dedicated task forces and other bodies focused on protecting power utilities from cyberattacks, a new NGA report shows.

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