Rail industry gets new cyber directives from TSA

Companies will have to designate cybersecurity coordinators and follow clear rules for incident response.

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Biden signs infrastructure bill that provides nearly $2 billion for cybersecurity

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The big-ticket cyber item in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is $1 billion in state and local grants.

Iran-linked hackers targeted maritime and defense contractors, compromised Office 365 accounts

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

Less than 20 victims were successfully compromised.

A rising tide lifts all boats in maritime cybersecurity

by Sen. Angus King, Rep. Michael Gallagher • 2 months ago

Congress and the White House must act now to safeguard critical chokepoints from cyber disruption, two lawmakers argue.

US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco spelled out the plans at separate events.

Colonial Pipeline CEO says company didn't have plan for potential ransomware attack

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

Colonial Pipeline did not have guidance in place on how to handle a ransom demand by cybercriminals, its CEO acknowledged in a Senate hearing.

Hackers target Japanese government, transportation entities

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

It's just the latest cyberattack to hit Japanese entities this year.

TSA cyber requirements would fine pipeline operators for lax security practices

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

It’s a big shift to the federal approach to pipeline security.

TSA to issue cyber directive for pipeline operators following Colonial ransomware attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

It's another sign that Biden administration officials believe the status quo for federal cyber protections for critical infrastructure is untenable

Hack of IT provider exposes data on 4.5 million Air India passengers

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The investigation into the hack of IT provider SITA has revealed one of its biggest victims yet.

Colonial Pipeline CEO to face questions from Congress on $4.4 million ransom payment

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The breach of Colonial Pipeline’s IT systems has thrust the issue of ransomware payments into the national limelight.

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