Critical infrastructure

A joint cybersecurity advisory released by the Department of Energy, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the National Security Agency and the FBI is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The agencies issued the joint alert Wednesday announcing the discovery of malicious cyber tools capable of gaining

Connected federal buildings could become prime cyber targets

Malicious actors have found that they can manipulate these digitized systems with the possibility of damaging water infrastructure or even changing the…

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Federal efforts on critical infrastructure cybersecurity come under White House review

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Energy Department looks to build cyber threat detection platform for electric grid

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(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)File - In this May 11, 2021 file photo, a Colonial Pipeline station is seen in Smyrna, Ga., near Atlanta. The Department of Homeland Security has announced new requirements for U.S. pipeline operators to bolster cybersecurity following a May ransomware attack that disrupted gas delivery across the East Coast.(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

TSA makes changes to new cyber requirements after industry feedback

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If space is more important to critical infrastructure, it’s in everyone’s interest to protect it

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Applying digital, analytics innovation to make America’s infrastructure more resilient

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Coast Guard looks to plug digital holes in maritime infrastructure under new cyber outlook

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AP Photo/Ted ShaffreyColonial Pipeline storage tanks are seen in Woodbridge, N.J., Monday, May 10, 2021. Gasoline futures are ticking higher following a cyberextortion attempt on the Colonial Pipeline, a vital U.S. pipeline that carries fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

Biden administration eyes mandates under new effort to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity software tool uses trickery to ward off potential threats from hackers

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have come up with a cybersecurity software tool that builds on the old notion of honeypots.

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FILE - This Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 file photo shows power lines in Houston. The Biden administration is taking steps to protect the country’s electric system from cyberattacks through a new 100-day initiative combining federal government agencies and private industry. The initiative was announced Tuesday by the Energy Department. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Two agencies launch 100-day effort to improve cyber protections for electrical infrastructure

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Energy Department and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are leading a new 100-day effort to improve…

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(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)A nurse fills a syringe with COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, March 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Frontline feds facing inconsistent access to COVID vaccines

Some federal employees are receiving COVID-19 vaccines through their agencies, but for others, they must wait until their state and local governments make doses available.

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