From the Fall 2021 Issue

The Cyber-Hygiene Mantra

Author(s):

Chuck Brooks, President , Brooks Consulting International

The Cyber Hygiene Mantra

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a good time for everyone to review the importance of the basics of defending their data and devices from cyber-attackers. Cyber-hygiene is a starting point to build those fortifications. Back in 2017, Congress passed legislation (HR3010) called “Promoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2017”.  It was introduced to implore the … Read more

From the Summer 2021 Issue

Accelerating Critical Infrastructure Security in The Energy Sector

Author(s):

Chuck Brooks, President , Brooks Consulting International

Accelerating Critical Infrastructure Security in The Energy Sector

Critical energy infrastructure has been under siege by threat actors. The May 7, 2021, cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline is illustrative of the growing impact of cyberthreats on the energy sector and the need to prioritize cyber-defenses. “Senators Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) recently introduced legislation called The National Risk Management Act that is intended to protect … Read more