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FERC issues notice of proposed rulemaking to extend reporting requirements for cyberattacks targeting the energy sector

Data Protection Report

DHS’ webinar explained that the hackers obtained access to vendors providing computer services to electric utilities companies. In response to such concerns, regulatory agencies are increasing reporting requirements for cyberattacks targeting the energy sector. electrical grids and power plants.

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STEPS FORWARD: Math geniuses strive to make a pivotal advance — by obfuscating software code

The Last Watchdog

Related: How Multi Party Computation is disrupting encrypti on An accomplished violinist, Einstein, no doubt, appreciated the symmetry of his metaphor. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering — puts us one step closer to a working iO prototype. Sahai recently gave this presentation outlining the technical aspects.


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FERC Approves NERC’s Supply Chain Risk Management Reliability Standards and Directs NERC to Expand Their Scope

Data Matters

A string of Governmental announcements have increasingly sounded the alarm about the growing cybersecurity threat facing the energy sector. Among other things, these reports have announced that state-sponsored cyber actors have successfully gained access to the control rooms of utilities. Procedural History.

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Business ID Theft Soars Amid COVID Closures

Krebs on Security

To prove ownership over the hijacked firms, they hire low-wage image editors online to help fabricate and/or modify a number of official documents tied to the business — including tax records and utility bills. “It makes sense, because they’ve already got control over all these dormant businesses,” he said.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2020 – 148 million records breached

IT Governance

Financial information. Malicious insiders and miscellaneous incidents. In other news…. Cyber attacks.

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Cybersecurity Risks of 5G – And How to Control Them

eSecurity Planet

Consumer electronics, business, network appliances, and industrial IoT (IIoT) devices are all driving the exponential growth of IoT systems. Edge computing is the relatively new focus on traffic as close as possible to the client device and user. Objectives for 5G Implementation Analyzing Progress and What’s To Come. What is 5G?

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A greener library: The Bodleian?s push for sustainability


For a Facilities team within a library I would recommend they review energy consumption around lighting, water consumption and ventilation systems, reviewing and revising building management systems ? improvements these groups have led on: Switch off / Green electronics campaign. Turning off lights and electronic equipment at night.