Sustainability and Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report: July 2020

  • Federal agencies urge immediate infrastructure protection actions
  • NOAA announces grant funding for coastal climate adaptation
  • Israeli water systems see two more cyberattacks
  • United States logs tenth billion-dollar disaster of 2020 at near-record pace
  • EPA releases COVID-19 financial impact tool
  • WaterISAC releases latest threat analysis report
  • DHS CISA releases industrial control systems strategy
  • AMWA’s latest COVID-19 webinar recording leads resource page additions

 

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Sustainability & Security Report: June 2020

  • AMWA continues COVID-19 resource collection
  • FBI notes physical threats to water infrastructure
  • National cybersecurity commission releases pandemic supplement
  • Resilience webinar recording and materials posted online
  • New study indicates slower cyclones increase flood risk
  • Registration open for international black sky exercise, companion webinar series

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Sustainability & Security Report: May 2020

  • AMWA COVID-19 webinar series highlights utilities' response experiences
  • New federal resources enhance AMWA pandemic page
  • Federal agencies release joint alert on cyberattacks against water facilities
  • WaterISAC posts emergency response planning webinar recording
  • FEMA releases new damage assessment guide
  • NOAA anticipates “above-normal” 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

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Sustainability & Security Report: April 2020

  • AMWA marshals COVID-19 resources
  • Federal government releases new pandemic resources
  • AMWA posts COVID-19 webinar recordings
  • California’s largest water suppliers will report use to state
  • Flood buyout program could save $6.50 for every $1 spent, report states
  • AMWA and WaterISAC release disinformation toolkit

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Sustainability & Security Report: March 2020

  • AMWA compiles COVID-19 response resources
  • Federal agencies release guidance on drinking water and COVID-19
  • Administration officials join EPA for National Water Reuse Action Plan Rollout
  • AMWA says NEPA revisions should recognize cumulative impacts, climate change
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers withdraws Water Supply Rule
  • Cyberspace Solarium Commission releases final report
  • AMWA and NACWA release latest resilience webinar materials
  • NOAA releases 2020 Spring Flood Outlook

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Sustainability & Security Report: February 2020

  • CDC monitors coronavirus trends
  • Federal government releases counterintelligence strategy
  • AMWA and NACWA to convene webinar: Building Disaster Resilience
  • GAO encourages aggressive support of utility climate resilience measures
  • White House budget proposal emphasizes cybersecurity and resilience, downplays climate change
  • FBI releases 2019 Internet Crime Report

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Sustainability & Security Report: January 2020

  • DHS urges vigilance against Iran-backed actions
  • DHS CISA urges facilities with chemicals to consider enhanced security measures during heightened geopolitical tensions with Iran
  • CEQ proposes first comprehensive update to NEPA regulations in more than four decades
  • CDC assesses low coronavirus risk for general public
  • Webinar: Section 2018 of America’s Water Infrastructure Act
  • AMWA/NACWA webinar: Building Disaster Resilience
  • Environmental risks sweep World Economic Forum global risk rankings

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Sustainability & Security Report: December 2019

  • UN Emissions Gap Report says countries are falling short of goals to slow climate change impacts
  • AMWA and NACWA release latest resilience webinar materials
  • New water sector security report highlights cyber and physical incidents
  • WaterISAC to convene hostile event preparedness webinar
  • New dataset offers detailed record of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure

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Sustainability & Security Report: November 2019

  • United States begins long-anticipated Paris Agreement exit
  • Scientists declare “climate emergency” in new report
  • FEMA recognizes new water sector resource types
  • Departments of Homeland Security, State release critical infrastructure guide
  • Final RMP rule reverses Obama-era chemical security standards
  • FEMA releases updated framework for tracking status of sectors during disasters
  • Worldwide sea level rise vulnerability triples in new research

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Sustainability & Security Report: October 2019

  • Industrial control system cybersecurity training available
  • AMWA releases primer on insurance, bond ratings, and climate risk
  • FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants application period now open
  • Water Utility Climate Alliance hosting free climate science workshop
  • New guide highlights defenses against Office 365 phishing
  • Threat Analysis Report highlights current water sector risks
  • Mayors announce support for Global Green New Deal
  • Report highlights inconsistent OT preparedness at utilities
  • Security firm asserts 2019 is banner year for ransomware

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