Sustainability and Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report: March 2019

  • EPA formalizes AWIA risk assessment procedures
  • GAO report: weather satellite program no longer a "high risk" project
  • 200 million at risk in NOAA Spring Flood Outlook
  • Security Committee releases slides from March 26 webinar on free DHS assessment support
  • California utility group promotes regional reuse strategies
  • WaterISAC seeks utilities to participate in national power grid exercise
  • MS-ISAC, WaterISAC announce partnership to promote cross-sector security collaboration
  • Spring brings official end to seven-year California drought

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Sustainability & Security Report: February 2019

  • Water utilities can expect increased adversarial exploration of their IT and OT networks in 2019
  • 2018 saw major disaster losses, high global temperatures
  • First atmospheric river scale defined in institute report
  • WaterISAC to convene March 12 webinar on applying cyber threat intelligence to protect information systems
  • WaterISAC releases materials from AWIA risk and resilience assessment webinar
  • Byard nominated to replace Long at FEMA helm
  • EPA guidance emphasizes healthcare and water sector collaboration
  • WaterISAC to convene monthly Cyber Threat Briefing
  • EPA 2018 Year in Review highlights emergency response efforts

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Sustainability & Security Report: January 2019

  • Government shutdown impacts federal security and resilience programs
  • National survey finds large majority of Americans understand global warming is happening
  • World Economic Forum again ranks extreme weather events, climate change among greatest global risks
  • Slides from AMWA webinar on risk assessment requirements available
  • Steep discounts available for SANS cybersecurity training until January 31
  • Universities issue first-ever report on urban flooding
  • After three years of decline, U.S. GHG emissions increased last year
  • Studies add to body of evidence on impact of melting ice on sea level rise
  • GAO issues favorable report on Bureau of Reclamation’s Title XVI program
  • Central Arizona Project releases Climate Adaptation Plan

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Sustainability & Security Report: December 2018

  • Interior Secretary Zinke to depart Administration at year’s end
  • New GAO report identifies emerging risks to United States
  • Steep discounts available for SANS cybersecurity training until January 31
  • Power outage risk examined in new government report
  • NOAA’s 2018 Arctic Report Card released
  • EPA releases new contamination response planning tools
  • EPA seeks utilities to apply Analytical Preparedness Full-Scale Exercise toolkit

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Sustainability & Security Report: November 2018

  • New Climate Assessment Volume Describes Growing Risks from Climate Change
  • WaterISAC Releases Emergency Fuel Webinar Recording
  • DHS Unveils Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
  • White House Issues New Western Water Policy
  • White House to Appoint Brian Harrell to Lead DHS Infrastructure Protection Office
  • FEMA Releases National Preparedness Report
  • Zillow Co-creates New Flooding, Sea Level Rise Mapping Tools
  • Snow Drought Resources Consolidated on Federal Drought Portal

 

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Sustainability & Security Report: October 2018

  • Drinking Water System Risk Assessments and Response Plans Required Under New Water Law Signed by President
  • Register Today for Webinar Highlighting P3 Financing and Procurement
  • Climate Science Report Details Risks if Global Temperature Rise Stays Under 1.5°C
  • WaterISAC to Convene Emergency Fuel Webinar
  • AMWA Members Honored by EPA for Conservation Efforts
  • WaterISAC Tracks New Ransomware Attacks
  • Water Security Vulnerability Trends Outlined in New DHS Report
  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Emphasizes Employee Vigilance, Infrastructure Protection
  • Interior Department Issues Order Promoting “Open Science”
  • FAA Bill Includes Disaster Reforms
  • EPA Releases Earthquake Risk Map

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Sustainability & Security Report: September 2018

  • Risk and Resiliency Assessments to Replace VAs
  • Next AMWA P3 Webinar to Highlight Financing and Procurement
  • Clarity and Consistency Urged for Proposed ESA Revisions
  • Executives Are Disproportionate Targets of Email Scams
  • Administration Unveils National Biodefense Strategy
  • White House Releases National Cyber Strategy
  • WaterISAC DHS Hunt and Incident Response Team Webinar Recording Available
  • Critical Infrastructure Included in Revamped DoD Cyber Strategy
  • September Marked National Preparedness Month

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Sustainability & Security Report: August 2018

  • NOAA Announces Climate Program Grants
  • New Infrastructure Protection Handbook Emphasizes Cross-Sector Collaboration
  • NOAA Reduces Projected Risk in Updated Atlantic Hurricane Forecast
  • AMWA Says NOAA Must Engage with Utilities on Forecasting Initiatives
  • AMWA Calls on EPA to Reconsider Proposed Inaction on Hazardous Substance Spills
  • Proposed RMP Rule Changes Get AMWA Support
  • EPA to Host Power Outage Resilience Summit
  • EPA Webinars to Address Contamination Detection

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Sustainability & Security Report: July 2018

  • USGS Reports Continued Decrease in US Water Use
  • WaterISAC Solicits Accounts of Security Incidents
  • Water and Wastewater Utilities Invited to Participate in EARTH EX
  • DHS Hosting Webinars on Russian Cyber Activity
  • NOAA Seeks Comments on Seasonal to Subseasonal Forecasting Report
  • FEMA Evaluates Response to 2017 Hurricanes
  • Trump Administration Eyes Regulatory Overhaul of Endangered Species Act
  • EPA Announces Water Security Webinars
  • EPA to Host Power Outage Resilience Summit
  • Cyber Professionals Anxious of Potential Attack Against Critical Infrastructure

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Sustainability & Security Report: June 2018

  • FBI Identifies SCADA Exploitation at Water Utilities
  • EPA Announces Water Sector Black Sky Summit
  • First AMWA P3 Webinar Recordings Now Online
  • CRASHOVERRIDE Malware Moves Into Water Sector
  • WaterISAC Highlights New DHS Cybersecurity Advisor Program
  • EPA Seeks Peer Reviewers for Contamination Response Template
  • Interior Inspector General Flags High-Risk Internal Threats to Hydropower Dams
  • FEMA Releases NIMS Objectives for State and Local Governments
  • EPA to Host Series of Power Resilience Webinars
  • Water Utility Climate Alliance Announces Climate Science Workshop
  • EPA Releases Earthquake Preparedness Tools
  • EPA to Host Webinar on Online Data Analysis
  • EPA Webinar to Highlight Smart Infrastructure Communication Systems
  • New Wildfire Report Describes Summer Fire Conditions

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