The National Governors Association (NGA) selected seven states — Colorado, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee — to participate in a new project focused on implementing best practices on advancing statewide cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity education and research in the Pacific Northwest is receiving a $2.5 million infusion due to a partnership between global power systems protection leader Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) and the University of Idaho College of Engineering.
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has released cybersecurity guidance, containing a snapshot of current, commercially-available collaboration tools available for telework use, along with a list of security criteria to consider when selecting which capability to leverage.
The McLean Group announced that Marc Gruzenski has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director. Gruzenski will lead the firm’s Security Practice focused on the cybersecurity, physical security and security risk management sectors.
The four individuals who were identified and indicted by the Trump Administration in relation to the Equifax breach from 2017 is yet another example of the overt collection efforts by the Chinese government to steal Americans’ sensitive personal information. The openness of the U.S. government to share these examples should help bring the reality of cyber threats to the forefront in corporate board rooms and research universities. I would like to highlight that these particular attacks were conducted for a different goal – espionage.
As China forges its role as one of the great world powers, it relies upon a blast furnace of espionage operations to acquire foreign technologies and intellectual property, better position itself against competing international powers and control its own image both at home and abroad.