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Report addresses cyber threats to infrastructure



Report addresses cyber threats to infrastructure
This month, Defense One released a special report concerning cyber defense. Protecting Infrastructure from Cyber Threats is a collection of short pieces on various cyber threats facing the nation. Protecting Infrastructure begins with a piece on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) search for automated defenses from cyber adversaries,… Read More

Report reviews collaboration for critical infrastructure cybersecurity



Report reviews collaboration for critical infrastructure cybersecurity
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report reviewing collaboration in critical infrastructure cybersecurity. Critical infrastructure includes financial institutions and energy production, and is vital to U.S. national security, as well as the nation’s economy and public health and safety. These systems are secured by sector-specific agencies (SSAs) following… Read More

Multi-agency exercise prepares for nuclear incident



Multi-agency exercise prepares for nuclear incident

In early May, the Department of Defense hosted a multi-agency exercise to prepare agency experts to respond to home-grown terrorists and a nuclear incident...

Intergovernmental partnership advances hydropower development



Intergovernmental partnership advances hydropower development

A report about developments in hydropower was recently released by the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Department of Energy. The report highlights the collaborative accomplishments the three departments have made...

Agencies participate in nuclear forensics exercise



Agencies participate in nuclear forensics exercise

Participants from the U.S. military and multiple U.S. government agencies recently took part in Exercise Trinity Oak at Fort Gordon, GA.  The exercise took place from Feb. 24 to March 1, and trained interagency participants in nuclear forensics...