Tags critical infrastructure

Researchers implicate online card-skimming group in British Airways hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The same group may have been behind the ticketmaster breach in the UK.

Spurred by security incidents, DOT goes looking for its software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The Department of Transportation has recently completed a set of thorough security tests on software used in the Transportation secretary’s office, yielding surprising results about the software’s vulnerabilities.

DHS to unveil National Risk Management Center

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

DHS plans to unveil a new interagency center to help critical infrastructure firms assess the risk that a ceaseless stream of cyberthreats pose to their networks.

U.S. intelligence chief lays out threats to U.S. infrastructure, efforts to protect it

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The talk took place within hours of the U.S. indicting 12 Russians for allegedly hacking several election-related entities in 2016.

Electric utilities use red-teaming, AI to prepare for advanced threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The U.S. electric industry has responded to a steady stream of cyberthreats to the power grid with more rigorous red-teaming and by using artificial intelligence, utility executives said.

Trump taps DOE veteran to head Homeland Security research arm

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

President Trump plans to nominate William Bryan, an experienced critical infrastructure specialist, to lead the Department of Homeland Security's R&D arm.