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Protecting the Homeland: Critical Infrastructure and Cyber-Attacks

Posted by James Creamer on May 13, 2016 10:43:16 AM

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The deadline of June 1 looms for the Department of Homeland Security to gather threat-based data regarding our nation’s critical infrastructure. According to Netgov.com, by September of this year, the DHS is tasked with putting together a plan to put that data to use.  This should come as no surprise to security analysts as the rise in critical infrastructure attacks in the media has become more prevalent since the New York Times published articles about Stuxnet and joint Israeli-American involvement. More recently, the world has seen cyber-physical attacks in the Ukraine against its bulk-electric system, in the United States against a NY flood-control dam, and several weeks ago in Sweden against an air-traffic control system.

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Topics: CyberArk, PAM