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CCAT and Novus cybersecurity broadcast this weekend

CCAT and Novus cybersecurity broadcast this weekend

Building cybersecurity culture central to radio broadcast… Pulse of the Region will focus on the ever-growing topic of cybersecurity on Aug. 18 and 19. The radio show will include a panel discussion with (from left) Tom Maloney of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Glenn Lussier of EDAC Technologies, Natalie…

Russian Hackers Appear to Shift Focus to U.S. Power Grid

(New York Times, 7/27/18) WASHINGTON — State-sponsored Russian hackers appear far more interested this year in demonstrating that they can disrupt the American electric utility grid than the midterm elections, according to United States intelligence officials and technology company executives. Despite attempts to infiltrate the online accounts of two Senate…

Pentagon Creates ‘Do Not Buy’ List of Russian, Chinese Software

(Defense One, 7/27/18) Increasingly alarmed at foreign hacking, DOD and intelligence officials are racing to educate the military and defense contractors. The Pentagon is warning the military and its contractors not to use software it deems to have Russian and Chinese connections, according to the U.S. Defense Department’s acquisition chief. Officials have begun…

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC hosted CCAT and the state cyber chief on June 16 for the Saturdays with Steve Parker broadcast.  On hand were (counterclockwise from front) Chief Administrative Officer Natalie Real, Chief Technology Officer Tom Maloney and Communications Director Silvio Albino – all from the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Steve Parker…

Manufacturing security: Preventing and mitigating cyber attacks

Manufacturing security: Preventing and mitigating cyber attacks

(Internet of Business, 5/18/18) A lethal cocktail of legacy systems, poor processes, and weak security is putting the manufacturing industry at unnecessary risk of cyber attack. Any assault on the sector, or on an individual company, could have wide-ranging consequences for factories, customers, partners, and the wider economy. On top…

Report: Industrial sector must make security top priority in digital transformation

(SecurityBrief Europe, 5/6/18) The industrial sector cannot afford to wait until they refresh their entire asset fleet before they secure operations – in fact, they must start today. Research conducted by Honeywell and LNS Research says that despite many organisations’ plans to explore digital transformation projects, the adoption of cybersecurity…