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Cyber attacks rise at critical infrastructure firms

New report finds big increase in cyber threats for power, water, and electricity firms, but modest efforts to counter them.

By April 18, 2011


Experts warn of catastrophe from cyberattacks

A panel of experts urges passage of Cyber Security Act or risk continuing economic losses from daily cybersecurity attacks and even a catastrophic event or cyberwar that the U.S. would lose.

By February 23, 2010


Report shows cyberattacks rampant; execs concerned

Critical infrastructure networks are vulnerable to repeated, expensive attacks from adversaries and U.S. and China are seen as top potential aggressors, survey finds.

By January 28, 2010


Q&A: Amit Yoran talks cybersecurity

Former U.S. cybersecurity director Amit Yoran talks about his year as the "cyberguy" and why he is an "anti-user."

By October 7, 2009


Just how vulnerable is the electrical grid?

Experts say critical infrastructure in the U.S. is at risk of cyberattacks as utilities increasingly rely on the public Internet, deploy unsafe smart-grid technology, and fail to take adequate security precautions.

By April 10, 2009


Stop blaming Microsoft for cybersecurity woes

Casting the blame for Internet security problems solely on Microsoft is unproductive and unjustified.

By December 9, 2008


Obama's search for a CTO

As President-elect Barack Obama's transition team assembles an administration, it could look to one of its own to fill the role of chief technology officer.

By November 6, 2008


Homeland Security: Don't take away our cybersecurity responsibility

Robert Jamison, who leads cybersecurity efforts at the Department of Homeland Security, says it would make no sense to transfer leadership away from DHS.

By September 22, 2008


Should NSA take over federal cybersecurity efforts?

A commission of intelligence experts tells Congress on Thursday that governmental agencies have a critical role in maintaining cybersecurity, but are too secretive to lead the effort.

By September 19, 2008


Critics: Homeland Security unprepared for cyberthreats

Some Washingtonians are rethinking the idea that DHS can handle cybersecurity, saying it has proven to be inefficient, bureaucratic, and unable even to monitor federal networks well.

By September 17, 2008