Export and Cyber Compliance

CCAT participating in Big Tech Showcase; radio broadcast weekend of Nov. 10

CCAT participating in Big Tech Showcase; radio broadcast weekend of Nov. 10

How will new technologies continue to revolutionize our world? What ethical standards should we demand regarding our data, privacy, and safety? How will tech breakthroughs change the way we interact with each other and think about ourselves? The award-winning radio show Pulse of the Region will air weekend broadcasts on…

US Indicts 10 Chinese Over Scheme to Steal Aerospace Tech

(Industry Week, 10/31/18) The United States indicted 10 Chinese, including two intelligence officers, over a five-year scheme to steal technology from U.S. and French aerospace firms by hacking into their computers. The indictments came 20 days after the Department of Justice obtained the unprecedented extradition of a senior Chinese intelligence…

CCAT, Novus taking measures to support cybersecurity awareness

CCAT, Novus taking measures to support cybersecurity awareness

EAST HARTFORD – October 16, 2018 — The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) and Novus Insight are supporting National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018 by promoting awareness of online security and privacy. CCAT and Novus are part of a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities,…

Industry Reactions to New National Cyber Strategy

(Security Week, 9/24/18) The White House last week announced the release of the 2018 National Cyber Strategy, which outlines the government’s plans for ensuring the security of cyberspace. Described by officials as the “first fully articulated cyber strategy in 15 years,” the new strategy describes how the current administration plans on protecting…

Increasing the Value Proposition: Export and Cyber Compliance (ITAR and EAR) Webinar

Increasing the Value Proposition: Export and Cyber Compliance (ITAR and EAR) Webinar

Do you have or want to contract with the federal government?

Do you participate in international trade shows? 

Do you export now, or want to?

Understanding ITAR and EAR*, and the many channels of federal regulations that govern export control can be critical to a company’s future. Numerous regulations make it difficult for a company to maintain a sense of confidence that their export control program is current, sophisticated and robust enough to prevent stiff penalties. What makes these penalties even more frightening are the new cyber security requirements for all federal contractors.

Any violation of U.S. export controls, even one that is seemingly technical or inadvertent, could subject your company and any involved employees to severe criminal penalties including jail time, substantial civil penalties and fines, loss of export privileges, and suspension or debarment from contracting with the U.S. government and original equipment manufacturers (OEM).

This presentation will provide an overview of ITAR and EAR, and the many channels of federal regulations that govern export control, and what you can do to get into compliance quickly. In addition, the presentation will review system security changes that are needed to get your company into compliance with the new cyber requirements.

This webinar is a presentation of the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster and the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association. For more information, please visit www.NEESC.org or www.FCHEA.org

Moderator: Jennifer Gangi, Director of Communications and Outreach, FCHEA

Speakers:

Natalie Real, Chief Administrative Officer & In-House Counsel, CCAT

Greg Bugbee, CTO and Security Specialist, NOVUS Insight

* The Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls administers the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security administers the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

This event is free to attend 

For more information, contact info@chfcc.org or jgangi@fchea.org.

Digital Transformations Carry Cybersecurity Concerns

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Indegy Releases Series of Videos on Critical Infrastructure Protection for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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UConn opens building to help foster research partnerships

(Norwich Bulletin, 9/21/18) STORRS — UConn has cut the ribbon on a building designed to foster partnerships between the school’s researchers and industry. The Innovation Partnership Building was funded with about $85 million from industry. It brings together academic experts and companies in fields such as flexible electronics, materials science,…

Connecticut Cyber Chief and other officials say utilities thwarted attacks

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Hacking the Factory Floor: Cybersecurity in Smart Manufacturing

(Heattreat, 9/12/18) When you think of hacking, you might think of viruses or ransomware attacks where computers are unable to operate unless a bitcoin is paid to an anonymous cybercriminal. In the manufacturing sector, the reality isn’t quite so public. First, the practical physical realities of the industrial landscape are…