Sustainability and Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report: June 2019

  • WaterISAC unveils new cybersecurity fundamentals guide
  • White House issues draft NEPA greenhouse gas guidance
  • NOAA upgrades flagship global weather forecast model
  • EPA fact sheet spells out new utility rights under AWIA
  • EPA announces AWIA compliance training series
  • Tailoring messages to communities theme of latest FEMA PrepTalks release
  • EIS Council invites registrants for international black sky exercise
  • Registration opens for Summit on Security and Third-Party Risk

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Sustainability & Security Report: May 2019

  • AMWA Security Committee to present overview of cybersecurity assessments
  • House appropriators defend climate research funds
  • Successful hazard preparation is focus of May 29 WaterISAC webinar
  • Water and wastewater sector leaders urge reorganization of federal emergency support
  • DHS releases new alert on unmanned aircraft systems
  • EPA releases fact sheet to guide utilities through AWIA requirements
  • NOAA anticipates “near-normal” 2019 Atlantic hurricane season
  • White House issues order to bolster U.S. cybersecurity workforce
  • EPA seeking feedback on Resilient Strategies Guide

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Sustainability & Security Report: April 2019

  • Social engineering, malicious links major threats to ICS environments
  • AMWA urges EPA to pilot reuse projects as part of reuse action plan
  • Survey reveals high rate of successful OT attacks
  • EPA releases framework for reuse action plan
  • EPA utility resilience program retools online resources

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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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