Technology

Schneider Electric Agrees to Provide Equipment for DOE Cyber Assessment Program

cybersecurity

The Department of Energy has selected Schneider Electric to contribute equipment for a program that seeks to assess the cybersecurity of industrial control systems. DOE said Wednesday its Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response will use hardware and software from the company under the Cyber Testing for Resilient Industrial Control System program, with full-scale assessments slated to commence in the second quarter of the government's 2021 fiscal year.

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Reps. Will Hurd, Robin Kelly Aim to See National AI Strategy Resolution

Rep. Will Hurd

Reps. Will Hurd, two-time Wash100 Award recipient, and Robin Kelly aim to see a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy resolution, which was passed this year, possibly during Congress’ upcoming “lame duck” session, FedScoop reported Friday. With the acceptance of the National AI Strategy resolution, the legislation would provide a framework for debating AI specifics, as the U.S. battles China to become the world leader in emerging technology.

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SpyCloud Partners With CyberDefenses to Secure Elections; Armando Ordonez, Douglas Lingenfelter Quoted

SpyCloud

SpyCloud has partnered with CyberDefenses to protect against threats in current and future elections, SpyCloud reported on Wednesday. CyberDefenses has provided one in five election jurisdictions across the nation with security services, including Election Security Assessments that evaluate the end-to-end election process, benchmark cyber risk and recommendations to fix gaps that could introduce risk for cyberattacks and election interference. 

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