In a world full of increased cyber threats, security teams are often occupied by cybersecurity initiatives, overlooking physical security strategies. Implementing these eight physical security tips can help secure your organization from physical threats.
Secure and reliable utility operations are vital to national security across the globe. The frequency of attacks on critical infrastructure is rapidly rising, not just in the U.S., but across the globe. Here’s what security leaders can do to protect utilities.
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Center for Partnerships & Innovation announced the release of the Cybersecurity Tabletop Exercise Guide and Public Utility Commission Participation in GridEx V: A Case Study. These new publications highlight the need for public utility commissions and utilities to coordinate on cybersecurity preparedness efforts.
State utility commissions can strengthen the cybersecurity of U.S. critical infrastructure – particularly the electric grid – by advancing several relevant recommendations of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission report.
Federal regulators have stepped up oversight of the security of the nation’s power utilities as they work to safeguard the grid from threats and incidents such as widespread, long-duration blackouts caused by digital saboteurs.