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Resilience – Water and Wastewater Sector Cybersecurity Resilience Considerations

Resilience – Water and Wastewater Sector Cybersecurity Resilience Considerations

Created: Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:55
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Cyber Security, Resilience, Security Preparedness

WaterISAC members continue to needfully advance cybersecurity as a top business and operational priority, but that does not mean it is always easy. Therefore we continue to provide encouragement, reminders, and resources to help utilities stay on track. One such resource is a recent article posted in the Water & Wastes Digest. Top Considerations for Utility Cybersecurity in the Water Industry takes a quick look at which cyber attack group types are the biggest threat to the water and wastewater sector and why. The article also supports the belief that “my little water or wastewater system is not of interest” is no longer true nor a viable defense strategy. Finally, to reduce the risk from becoming the next cyber attack victim, a list of actionable and effective security controls is included for utilities of all sizes to undertake – which we think you will recognize as several mirror WaterISAC’s 15 Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Water and Wastewater Utilities. So don’t just take our word for it! Read the article at Water & Wastes Digest.