Cyber Security Evaluation Tool Released by DHS

The Department of Homeland Security has released CSET (Fact Sheet) The Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET) which provides users with a systematic and repeatable approach for assessing the cybersecurity posture of their industrial control system networks. This tool also includes both high-level and detailed questions applicable to all industrial control systems (ICS). CSET was developed under the direction of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Control Systems …

Tougher penalties for cyber crime

In light of the recent tweet by Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy (@SenatorLeahy) about how Congress must work together to fight threats to our cybersecurity AND the recent testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee of Associate Deputy Attorney General James Baker and Secret Service Deputy Special Agent in Charge Pablo Martinez there may be some very interesting breakthroughs on the horizon with regard to maximum …