Tagged: critical

Executive Order on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

Yesterday, President Obama signed an Executive Order on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. From the Executive Order: “Repeated cyber intrusions into critical infrastructure demonstrate the need for improved cybersecurity. The cyber threat to critical infrastructure continues to grow and represents one of the most serious national security challenges we must confront....

Preliminary Report on Improving the Strength and Resilience of New York State’s Infrastructure

NYS 2100 Commission: Recommnedations to Improve the Strength and Resilience of the Empire State’s Infrastructure On Friday, January 11, 2013, the NYS2100 Commission released its preliminary report and recommendations following several severe weather events that have crippled New York’s critical infrastructure systems. “On November 15, 2012, Governor Andrew Cuomo convened...

American Society of Civil Engineers Releases Latest Report in Its “Failure to Act” Series

The American Society of Civil Engineers has published the latest report in its “Failure to Act” series entitled, “Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Airports, Inland Waterways, and Marine Ports Infrastructure” . From the report’s introduction: “Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers...

National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security

The White House announced today the National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security. The global supply chain is a growing in size and complexity, which makes it more vulnerable to natural disasters, accidents and malicious attacks. Keeping the global supply chain secure is vital to the United States national security...

DHS Blueprint for a Secure Cyber Future

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) report Blueprint for a Secure Cyber Future: The Cybersecurity Strategy for the Homeland Security Enterprise “builds on the Department of Homeland Security Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report’s strategic framework by providing a clear path to create a safe, secure, and resilient cyber environment for...