New US Executive Order on Cybersecurity - Schneier on SecurityPresident Biden signed an executive order to improve government cybersecurity, setting new security standards for software sold to the federal government. For the first time, the United States will require all software purchased by the federal government to meet, within six months, a series of new cybersecurity standards. Although the companies would have to “self-certify,” violators...1
Wanted: Colonial Pipeline Cybersecurity Manager (No, Really)Sometime before the disastrous ransomware attack on its network and the East Coast gas shortage that followed, Colonial Pipeline began looking for someone to help run its cybersecurity team, according to a job listing shared on Wednesday by Day Book.
Gas shortage: Gov. Cooper declares state of emergency for NC, halts vehicle regulationsIn light of the recent cybersecurity attack that temporarily shut down one of the largest pipelines in the United States, Governor Roy Cooper on Monday signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in North Carolina. The order alsotemporarily suspends motor vehicle fuel regulations to ensure adequate fuel supply supplies throughout the state. On May 7, 2021, the Colonial Pipeline...1
CVE - CVE-2021-32471CVE® is a list of records — each containing an identification number, a description, and at least one public reference — for publicly known cybersecurity vulnerabilities. The mission of the CVE Program is to identify, define, and catalog publicly disclosed cybersecurity vulnerabilities.1
Teaching Cybersecurity to Children - Schneier on SecurityA new draft of an Australian educational curriculum proposes teaching children as young as five cybersecurity: The proposed curriculum aims to teach five-year-old children — an age at which Australian kids first attend school — not to share information such as date of birth or full names with strangers, and that they should consult parents or guardians before entering personal...1