Smart cities, connected devices, digitized records, as well as smart cars and homes have become a new reality. While there are tremendous benefits of this technology, it is critical to understand how to use these cutting-edge innovations in safe and secure ways.
For Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, we spoke with Brian Harrell, Vice President of Security, Alert Enterprise and Former Director of Critical Infrastructure Protection for NERC, where he started the biennial GridEx testing program.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, providing new authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to “mitigate” threats from unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or “drones” using counter-UAS (C-UAS) measures. The new law also makes changes, additions and clarifications to the current rules regulating the private and commercial use of drones.
As stated in the Executive Summary of the new version, “The Framework enables organizations — regardless of size, degree of cybersecurity risk, or cybersecurity sophistication — to apply the principles and best practices of risk management to improving security and resilience.” And business and industry groups fully agree.
To learn more about the FBI’s private sector coordinators in the field, please visit the FBI’s website and listen to a FBI radio public service announcement by clicking on the Strengthening Partnerships with America’s Business Community radio feature.
ASIS salutes these newly board-certified security practitioners
DHS S&T has released a Request for Information for industry participation in the Next Generation First Responder – Harris County Operational Experimentation (OpEx) this December.
Two ASIS Councils have developed resources for pressing topics in the world of security: The Internet of Things (IoT) and houses of worship (HOW) security.