Why the Infatuation With Risk?

At a recent meeting of ICS Security “experts,” the discussion turned to risk-assessment standards. I posed the question: Why are are we so infatuated with the Risk Equation when it offers so little guidance. “Why not use consequences and defenses?” I asked. “Isn’t that how most Engineers and Operators think?” “Risk is what they understand […]

2016 Spring Flooding and Potential Impacts

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis (OCIA) provided an overview of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2016 Spring Flooding Outlook and examines the potential impacts to U.S. critical infrastructure. This product is an update to the April 21, 2015, OCIA Spring Flooding […]