One of the largest Sea Bass and Bream fish farms in the Mediterranean for sustainable aquaculture, Avramar, wanted to improve the security arrangements of the farms, to ensure that both their assets and their employees were well protected.
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bp Alternative Energy wind farms have implemented a number of rugged padlocks to protect the turbines themselves and the junction boxes that house power cables. But not all padlocks are created equal, especially for these critical infrastructure locations which have several challenges, including extreme elements and remote locations.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and AVANGRID, a sustainable energy company providing services in 24 states, conducted a virtual tabletop exercise to test and identify the safety procedures AVANGRID has implemented since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and identify additional procedures necessary to ensure employee safety operations and business continuity in the out years.
Local governments, including counties and municipalities, face unique cybersecurity challenges that can too easily disrupt the delivery of mission-critical services. With continuous threats of ransomware and other malicious attacks to derail day-to-day municipality function, like water infrastructure, waste management and more, the security of these entities is of top national priority. Here, we talk to Mike Hamilton, CISO for government cybersecurity firm, CI Security, about the biggest threats to the U.S. critical infrastructure.
Domestic critical infrastructure is arguably now more at risk than at any point in living memory, and certainly in a peacetime context. As a consequence of the pandemic, there have been multiple attacks on electricity grids, water systems and energy organizations, election locations, and newly distributed enterprises. What is the best way to go about protecting what is at risk?
This article discusses extremism in the United States as we close out 2020 and look to 2021. Security professionals can educate themselves on what extremist groups are out there and where the risks lie.