Cyber Security Standards

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Name: Cyber Security Standards
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cyber Security Regime Undergoing Changes

The rules governing the security of the information technology systems of contractors and the private sector are in a continual state of flux as the federal government struggles to get its arms around an ever-changing landscape.The government has approached ... [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Which Federal Agency Controls Cybersecurity? The Answer May Surprise You.

One of the most hotly contested questions in the cyber domain (at least domestically) is whether or not the federal government should have a role in setting universal cybersecurity standards for critical American infrastructure. That was the ground for ... [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Which Federal Agency Controls Cybersecurity? The Answer May Surprise You.

Posted by InfoSec News on Apr 17 http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117389/ftc-gains-control-cybersecurity-measures-after-wyndham-hotels-case By Paul RosenzweigSecurity StatesThe New RepublicApril 16, 2014One of the most hotly contested questions in ... [Published Seclists.org - Info Security News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Consultation on UK Cyber Essentials Scheme

As mentioned previously, the UK government has now published a draft cyber security standard and assurance framework for SMEs.The relevant documents for the Cyber Essentials Scheme are:SummaryRequirements for Basic Technical Protect.... ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

New cyber security guidelines and certification scheme proposed by UK government

The department for business, innovation & skills (BIS) has published new guidance for businesses on how to mitigate against the risk of cyber attacks (18-page / 361KB PDF). The guidance is predominantly aimed at SMEs, it said.Alongside the 'cyber essentials' ... [Published Out-Law.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Expert from Malvern will attend major cyber security conference

8:29pm Monday 7th April 2014A CYBER security expert from Malvern will be among leading figures in the war against computer crime taking part in an information security conference next month.Dr Emma Philpott, founder of Malvern's Cyber Security Cluster ... [Published Malvern Gazette - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Version 2 of cloud cybersecurity standards coming soon

As agencies face an impending deadline to implement the current set of cloudsecurity standards, the next version already is under development.The General Services Administration and the Defense and Homeland Securitydepartments are kicking off Federal ... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Standards and the right supplier

Is my supplier certifiable? is a question posed by Simon Saunders, pictured, managing consultant, Portcullis Computer Security .“It is our equivalent of being Corgi registered,” say sales people, everywhere. Accreditations, standards, certifications and ... [Published Professional Security - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

'ETSI creates committee to develop cybersecurity standards'

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), an industry-led standards development organization, has opened a new technical committee on Cybersecurity to address the growing demands for standards in this field. The newly created technical ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Program Assists Utilities with New NERC CIP Requirements

PowerSecure International, Inc . has announced that its Encari division has developed and launched comprehensive indices of topics related to the version five North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) ... [Published Transmission & Distribution World - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

FERC denies APPA-NRECA request to clarify order on cybersecurity standards

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected a request by APPA and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association to clarify its Nov. 22 order (Order No. 791) on implementation of the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s version 5 cybersecurity ... [Published Public Power - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

The TSP: What's in it for you?

-- This week on "Your Turn" , financial advisor Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey to talk about the benefits of the Thrift Savings Plan .Stein helps active and retired feds manage their investments and prep for retirement, and he'll discuss both the ... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Mar 26 2014]

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as "Partial," meaning it possesses "limited awareness of cybersecurity risk at the organizational"
"While there may be value in a general discussion of the steps we take to keep the grid safe, the publication of sensitive material about the grid crosses the line from transparency to irresponsibility, and gives those who would do us harm a roadmap to achieve malicious designs" LaFleur told the committee
"Software should be kept up-to-date. As a minimum: software running on computers and network devices that are connected to or capable of connecting to the internet should be licensed and supported (by the software vendor or supplier of the software) to ensure security patches for known vulnerabilities are made available" the guidelines said

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Automation Federation and SPSU to hold Cybersec... [Published Automation.com - Apr 18 2014]
NIST cybersecurity framework analysis: Putting ... [Published SearchSecurity.com - Apr 18 2014]
Which Federal Agency Controls Cybersecurity? Th... [Published Seclists.org - Info Security News - Apr 17 2014]
Cyber Security Regime Undergoing Changes [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Automation Federation and Chevron sponsor Cyber... [Published Automation.com - Apr 17 2014]
Which Federal Agency Controls Cybersecurity? Th... [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 16 2014]
FTC data security authority confirmed, for now:... [Published Lexology - Apr 15 2014]
Consultation on UK Cyber Essentials Scheme [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 15 2014]
FTC may use unfair and deceptive trade practice... [Published Lexology - Apr 14 2014]
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 10th... [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]
Inspector general orders FERC to restrict sensi... [Published Hydro World - Apr 11 2014]
Automation Federation and Cerritos College to h... [Published Automation.com - Apr 10 2014]
5 Market Trends That Will Drive Microgrids Into... [Published Greentech Media - Apr 09 2014]
New cyber security guidelines and certification... [Published Out-Law.com - Apr 08 2014]
Expert from Malvern will attend major cyber sec... [Published Malvern Gazette - Apr 07 2014]
RENEWABLE ENERGY : FERC Issues Order Authorizin... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 04 2014]
Version 2 of cloud cybersecurity standards comi... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Apr 03 2014]
Note to Government: Mandate Cybersecurity, Then... [Published Xconomy - Apr 02 2014]
Standards and the right supplier [Published Professional Security - Apr 01 2014]
Using NIST for Easier Cybersecurity Management [Published Security Magazine - Apr 01 2014]
'ETSI creates committee to develop cybersecurit... [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
ETSI creates committee to develop cybersecurity... [Published Telecompaper - Mar 31 2014]
Risky business: protecting the US grid [Published CNBC - Mar 31 2014]
7 steps to cyber resilience [Published Real Business - Mar 28 2014]
Program Assists Utilities with New NERC CIP Req... [Published Transmission & Distribution World - Mar 27 2014]
Suze O on the TSP's 'free money' [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Mar 26 2014]
FERC denies APPA-NRECA request to clarify order... [Published Public Power - Mar 26 2014]
The TSP: What's in it for you? [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Mar 26 2014]
ENTERGY : FERC Issues Order Authorizing Acquisi... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 21 2014]
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Which Federal Agency Controls Cybersecurity? Th... [Published Seclists.org - Info Security News - Apr 17 2014]
Posted by InfoSec News on Apr 17 http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117389/ftc-gains-control-cybersecurity-measures-after-wyndham-hotels-case By Paul RosenzweigSecurity StatesThe New RepublicApril 16, 2014One of the most hotly contested questions in ...
Consultation on UK Cyber Essentials Scheme [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 15 2014]
As mentioned previously, the UK government has now published a draft cyber security standard and assurance framework for SMEs.The relevant documents for the Cyber Essentials Scheme are:SummaryRequirements for Basic Technical Protect.... ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 10th... [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]
A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Questions, Answers and Written Statements. Afghanistan Angus Robertson:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much the UK has spent on construction and maintenance of Camp Bastion ...
Darpa is looking for experts from private secto... [Published Security Affairs - Mar 18 2014]
Darpa is scouting the private companies to recruit high skilled professional and use company infrastructure to protect classified information. The Pentagon is searching cyber experts to address the growing shortage of highly professional in the field, ...
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework - Improving Cy... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Mar 18 2014]
A few weeks ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued the final version of a new set of cyber security guidelines designed to help critical infrastructure providers better protect themselves against attacks. The framework ...
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Research and analysis: UK cyber security standa... [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Nov 26 2013]
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