Reuters: Cybersecurity Executive Order To Follow State Of The Union Address

June 25, 2014

President OBama is expected to bypass Congress and implement key measures of the failed Cybersecurity Act of 2012 ... but he'll do it after Tuesday's State of the Union address.

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DHS Secretary: A Cyber 9/11 Could Happen "Immediately"

June 25, 2014

Last week Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned that a cyber attack could have a similar effect to November's Super Storm Sandy by damaging our critical infrastructure including water, electricity and gas. Further, she said such an attack could happen "immediately."

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DHS Issues Medical Device Best Practices Bulletin

June 24, 2014

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a bulletin warning of increased risks of wireless medical devices within a hospital environment.

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Does ICS Need A DEFCON Readiness Condition?

June 24, 2014

With attacks increasing on Industrial Control Systems, it has been suggested that this critical infrastructure in particular have a state of readiness similar to the DEFCON status used in warfare.

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DHS: Cyber Attack Targeting Gas Pipeline Companies

June 24, 2014

According the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US natural gas pipeline companies are under an active cyberattack. This was made public on Friday in a newsletter from the department.

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