The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and FBI published a joint fact sheet on Feb. 21 outlining the top cybersecurity actions water and wastewater systems sector (WWS) entities can take to improve their cyber resiliency.
Feds Warn of Chinese Hack Into US Critical Infrastructure
Federal agencies called on all organizations today to urgently implement a series of cybersecurity actions after discovering that a Chinese-based hacking group has compromised the IT environments of multiple U.S. critical infrastructure organizations – with the end goal of a future cyberattack.
Thanks to $3 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) will launch a new scholarship program for cyber defense students.
With the new year just a few weeks away, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has released its list of top priorities for state CIOs in 2024. For the first time ever, digital government services and cybersecurity tied for the top priority spot.
To help school districts combat the growing wave of cyber attacks targeting the education sector, the Iowa Department of Management Division of Information Technology (DOM-DoIT) is offering next- generation endpoint detection and response software to the Iowa school districts for up to 16 months at no cost to the schools.
A new cybersecurity survey by the Public Technology Institute (PTI) finds that that nearly two-thirds of state and local IT officials believe their budgets are inadequate to support their cybersecurity programs.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Nov. 13 proposed to create a Schools and Libraries Cybersecurity Pilot Program in order to better protect K-12 schools from cyberattacks and threats to their infrastructure.
With the 2024 presidential election quickly approaching, local election officials on Wednesday called on Congress for increased cybersecurity funding to update outdated IT infrastructure and help protect democracy.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrew its memo this week that required states to include cybersecurity audits of U.S. water utilities through sanitary surveys.