Sustainability and Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report: April 2018

  • NIST Releases Updated Cybersecurity Framework
  • DHS Warns Against Ongoing Threat From Ransomware
  • DHS Releases Guide on Countering False Social Media Information During Emergencies
  • FEMA Requests Comments on Draft NIMS Resources
  • New Wildfire Report Describes Spring, Early Summer Fire Conditions
  • USGS Updates Hayward Earthquake Scenario
  • British Standards Institute to Certify Compliance with NIST Cybersecurity Framework

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Sustainability & Security Report: March 2018

  • FEMA Official Attributes Wildfires to Climate Change
  • Water and Wastewater Utilities Targeted by Russian Government Malicious Cyber Activity
  • EPA Seeks Water Quality Surveillance Case Studies for Webinar Series
  • DHS Releases Incident Response and Recovery Access Framework
  • National Academies Release Review of Fourth National Climate Assessment
  • FEMA Releases New Strategic Plan
  • FEMA Releases New Continuity Guidance
  • State and Local Leaders Sign on to Flood-Ready Principles
  • National Academies Webinar Series Concludes with Earthquake and Tsunami Warnings
  • EPA Homeland Security Webinar to Detail Real-Time Analytics Pilot Project

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Sustainability & Security Report: February 2018

  • Climate Change, Cyberattacks Named as Global Threats to United States
  • White House Budget Proposal Features Steep Reductions to Resilience Programs
  • President’s Infrastructure Plan Features NEPA Process Revisions
  • Krebs Nominated for Top Cyber and Infrastructure Security Post
  • Disaster Mitigation Incentives and Funding Included in Budget Deal
  • Hartnett White CEQ Nomination Withdrawn
  • World Economic Forum Report Cites Climate Risk, Extreme Weather Among Top Perceived Global Risks

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Sustainability & Security Report: January 2018

  • EPA Releases Potable Reuse Compendium
  • FEMA Seeks National Level Exercise Participants from Water Sector
  • 2017 Eclipses Previous U.S. Record for Disaster Costs
  • New Report Highlights Benefits of Disaster Mitigation Funding, Exceeding Standards
  • Cyber Vulnerabilities "Spectre" and "Meltdown" May Expose Critical Information
  • FEMA Seeks Public Comment for NIMS Implementation Objectives Update
  • AMWA Responds to Latest SASB Draft
  • Water Quality Surveillance System Tools and Guidance Made Available by EPA

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Sustainability & Security Report: December 2017

  • Water Sector Webinar to Highlight Black Sky Resilience
  • DHS Opens Intelligence and Analysis Fellowships for State and Local Leaders
  • Center for Homeland Defense and Security Opens Applications for Executive Leadership Program
  • White House Releases New National Security Strategy
  • NIST Unveils New Draft of Updated Cybersecurity Framework
  • NASA Unveils New, Basin-Specific Sea-Level Rise Model
  • Mayors Sign International Climate Agreement
  • Senate Confirms Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary
  • Drone Maker May Be Sending Critical Infrastructure Data to China
  • Seasonal Influenza Outbreaks Begin in United States

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Sustainability & Security Report: November 2017

  • Final AMWA Innovation Series Webinar is December 7
  • FEMA Releases New National Incident Management System Resources
  • U.S. Government Releases Global Water Strategy
  • At COP-23, Governor Brown, Bloomberg, Announce State and City Contributions to Reduce GHGs
  • Corps Releases Draft Impact Statement for $1.8 Billion Norfolk Flood Management Plan
  • NOAA Hosts Final Water Resources Dashboard Webinars
  • PREPARE Act Unanimously Advances Through Committee
  • First Volume of Fourth National Climate Assessment Highlights Increased Risks from Climate Change

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Sustainability & Security Report: October 2017

  • CEOs at Risk for Account Breaches
  • FEMA Refreshes National Incident Management System
  • Social Engineering Threats Highlighted by WaterISAC
  • Climate Change Costs United States Billions Annually
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Releases Next Iteration of Draft Standards
  • Climate Bonds Initiative Seeks Comment on Phase 2 Water Criteria
  • Study Considers Relationship Between Climate Change, Wildfires and Soil Erosion
  • Office of Water Nominee David Ross Approved by Senate Committee
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month Shifts Focus to Corporate Security
  • Senate Panel Considers EPA Water AA Nominee at Tense Hearing
  • Wheeler Nominated for Deputy Administrator at EPA
  • Consumer Safety Focus of First Week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Sustainability & Security Report: September 2017

  • Hurricane Maria: Updates on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • AMWA Supports Continued EPA Water Security Division Funding
  • U.S. Climate Alliance Releases First Annual Report
  • FBI Director Warns Terrorist Drones "Coming Here Imminently"
  • Energy Sector Cybersecurity Scored Poorly by DHS Head
  • EPA to Host October 24 Webinar to Address Continuity Planning for Labs
  • Council on Environmental Quality Outlines NEPA Process Review
  • Mitigation Funding Available Through FEMA
  • AMWA Asks GASB for Clarification in Forthcoming Implementation Guide
  • GAO Completes Report on Army Corps’ Water Storage Pricing
  • David Ross Nominated to Lead Office of Water

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Sustainability & Security Report: August 2017

  • 2016 Labeled “the Hottest Year on Record” in New Report
  • Mitigation Funding Available Through FEMA
  • US Army Corps Again Extends Comment Period for Reservoir Rule
  • Trump Administration Declines to Renew Climate Advisory Committee
  • Potomac River Sheen Incident After-Action Report and Improvement Plan Available
  • White House Issues Executive Order on Expediting Environmental Reviews and Permitting for Infrastructure Projects
  • U.S. Army Bans Drones from Manufacturer DJI
  • ISIS, Climate Change Cited as Greatest Security Threats in Pew Poll
  • Climate Solutions Caucus Passes 50-Member Threshold

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Sustainability & Security Report: July 2017

  • EPA Water Finance Clearinghouse Showcases Water Funding Options
  • New Emergency Best Practices to be Shared in August 17 Webinar
  • Phishing Increases as Bad Actors Mimic Trusted Websites
  • AMWA Joins WUCA, AWWA Urging Congress to Maintain RISA Funding
  • FEMA Guide Addresses Federal Role In Power Outages

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