NEWS & ANALYSIS

Industrial Control Systems Vulnerable to Cyberthreats, Expert Says

The industrial control systems that run the United States' critical infrastructure, such as electrical grids and nuclear plants, are woefully vulnerable to cyberthreats, intentional and unintentional, a nuclear engineer told a Senate committee yesterday.

FCC Proposal Aimed at Securing Public Safety Spectrum Bid

The FCC hopes slashing the cost of the wireless spectrum set aside for first responders will entice a buyer.

Congress Gets Report Card on Homeland-Security Information Sharing

The Department of Homeland Security's intelligence-sharing efforts were criticized by witnesses from state and local law enforcement positions.

Hackers Cause Blackouts in Foreign Cities

The attack was revealed by a CIA senior analyst at a security conference on Friday.

New Plan for Intelligence Coordination Released

The nation's head of intelligence sets out his 500 day plan to transform the nation's intelligence infrastructure and practices.
 




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