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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Security by Design Needed to Safeguard Energy Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks

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Chuck Brooks, a GovCon expert and president of Brooks Consulting International, virtually addressed the G20 forum Sunday, July 5, on energy systems cybersecurity during the Workshop on Energy Security and Markets Stability. Brooks told G20 member countries that connectivity driven by the adoption of industrial internet of things and operational technology has further expanded the attack surface and that energy infrastructure operators should implement “security by design” to counter cyber threats.

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Symantec Unveils AI-Powered ICS Cybersecurity Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has developed a security platform that utilizes artificial intelligence with the goal to protect critical infrastructure and operational technology from cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to counter malware on USB devices, …

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Parsons Offers Cyber-Physical Protection Tech, Services for Critical Infrastructure

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — Parsons has created a new portfolio of technology and service offerings for public and private sector customers that are designed to help counter cyber-physical threats on critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Domain6 converged platform works to protect both operational technology …

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Parsons Survey Shows Lack of IT/OT Integration to Address Critical Infrastructure Cyber Gaps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Parsons has found a lack of collaboration between information technology and operational technology engineers to address the increasing cyber risk present in the rising adoption of internet-connected devices in critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it surveyed 300 industrial control system …

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Parsons Buys Williams Electric in Control Tech Market Push; Chuck Harrington, Carey Smith Comment

Parsons has purchased Williams Electric for an undisclosed sum as part of the Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor’s move to expand its control systems business. Fort Walton Beach, Florida-based Williams Electric is a privately held company that provides electrical, control system integration, general contracting and energy infrastructure platforms and services …

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