Entries Tagged as 'critical infrastructure'
by Jay Heiser | May 30, 2011 | Comments Off
The Commonwealth of Virginia has recently announced that they have settled up with their service provider, Northrup Grumman, over an incident last year that apparently brought down 3/4 of state applications, resulted in the loss of a several days worth of drivers license photos, and forced state offices to open on weekends. Compensation to the state, [...]
Category: Cloud risk management Tags: backups, BCP/DR, continuity, critical infrastructure, disaster recovery, risk management, Security-Summit-NA, storage
by Jay Heiser | May 9, 2011 | Comments Off
Is it really possible that a single attack can simultaneously impact 100,000,000 people? Multi-tenancy truly gives new significance to concerns about monoculture risk.
Category: Cloud IT Governance risk management security Tags: backups, BCP/DR, Cloud, cloud security, continuity, critical infrastructure, disaster recovery, risk assessment, risk management, security, Security-Summit-NA
by Jay Heiser | February 10, 2011 | 2 Comments
by Jay Heiser | October 1, 2010 | Comments Off
Whatever the source of Stuxnet, it would be naïve not to expect that the knowledge that such a thing is possible and existent has not already begun stimulating the minds of the politically-motived malware makers.
Category: security Tags: critical infrastructure, history, malware, security, Stuxnet