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Bi-Weekly CyberSecurity Recap

Bi-Weekly CyberSecurity Recap

February 14, 2019

Curated bi-weekly news summary for facility management professional, building owners and IT professionals who are interested in building security and Facility IT.

Current Status of Cyber Security in the BAS Industry 

Here are the Audio Stream & Slides from the second Free Webinar of the 2019 Smart Buildings Series. This webinar was on the State of BAS Cybersecurity with Cimetrics president Jim Lee.

To raise security awareness, researchers spent months hacking mock building systems

Results of an 18-month research project, which tested malware and exploits on gear made by top vendors. Researchers assembled a lab of building-automation equipment, threw their custom malware at it, and then documented how effectively their code manipulated the gear. 

How to Get Cybersecurity Right in 2019

Raef Meeuwisse CISM, CISA, Author of Cybersecurity for Beginners presents his own ideas on the tests that demonstrate when organizations have the right approach to securing their data, products and services.

SecuringBuildings.News portal

Cybersecurity News for Smart Buildings, Facility IT, and Facility Management Professionals. SecuringBuildings.News is a free online service focused on gathering and presenting news on technologies, methodologies, and business issues related to cybersecurity in the built environments.

NIST Marks Fifth Anniversary of Popular Cybersecurity Framework

Five years after the release of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, organizations across all sectors of the economy are creatively deploying this voluntary approach to better management of cybersecurity-related risks.  

D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

The Washington, D.C., area’s Metro system, in response to U.S. senators who raised security concerns about a new line of railcars, now says it will use the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework to vet software and hardware proposed for the project.

Cybersecurity isn’t just for ‘tech people’ anymore. Here’s why.

This spring, a new MIT Sloan Executive Education course, “Cybersecurity Leadership for Non-Technical Executives,” will focus on helping leaders have more intelligent conversations with the folks in their organizations who do have that background — their own technical experts.

Cybersecurity and Facility IT

The structure of Facility IT is key to our way forward on cybersecurity. Facility IT space can innovate once this cybersecurity challenge is solved with BACnet/SC.

 



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