Lawmakers advance bill to codify DHS cyber center for industrial plants
The House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday advanced legislation that would codify a Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity center as the lead agency for handling threats to the industrial control systems that underpin the energy sector.
U.S. industry experts call for vigilance after Trisis group goes global
U.S. critical infrastructure operators should be on high alert following the revelation that a hacking group that caused a Saudi industrial plant to shut down last year is targeting facilities outside of the Middle East, industry experts told CyberScoop.
DHS cyber incident response teams closer to becoming permanently codified
The House approved a bill Monday that would make DHS's cyber incident response teams a permanent fixture within the agency.
Trisis has the security world spooked, stumped and searching for answers
What researchers found has been described to CyberScoop as a tool so dangerous that its mere existence significantly intensifies the global digital arms race.
DHS promotes from within to fill cyber deputy assistant secretary role
Rick Driggers, has been promoted to be DHS deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications, a DHS official confirmed Monday.
U.S. oil and gas companies are 'still trying to catch up' on cybersecurity, experts say
Digital systems and internet networks belonging to U.S. oil and gas companies have increasingly come under attack from hackers in recent years, experts tell CyberScoop.