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By Entrust Datacard

July 16, 2014

The issue airport breach points have begun to point to a greater need for enhanced data security. The need for critical infrastructure protection came into stark focus with the recent news that 75 airports fell victim to malicious intruders. This large-scale attack calls much-needed attention to the necessity of firming up cyber security in places like these. 
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By Entrust Datacard

November 03, 2014

According to Entrust Datacard, the growing cybersecurity threat to infrastructure has been on the government's radar for some time now. During a cybersecurity summit last year, former assistant defense secretary for Homeland Defense and America's Security Affairs Dr. Paul Stockton warned that a successful attack against a computer network connected to the power grid could cause the critical lifeline infrastructure to fail if the attack persisted long enough, disrupting hospitals, transportation and distribution of goods.
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By Entrust Datacard

August 05, 2013

Apart from one another, information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are two separate entities that perform different functions. But together, they make up the backbone of a nation’s security and economic stability—both in the private and public sectors.
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By Entrust Datacard

July 20, 2015

As a key facet of critical infrastructure, power plants — and the leaders who work at them — deal with highly privileged information on a regular basis. While enterprise security is a vital feature at all enterprises, at power plants it's especially imperative, since the consequences to not having it can be dire.
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By Entrust Datacard

July 14, 2015

As a key facet of critical infrastructure, power plants — and the leaders who work at them — deal with highly privileged information on a regular basis. While enterprise security is a vital feature at all enterprises, at power plants it's especially imperative, since the consequences to not having it can be dire. 
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By Entrust Datacard

June 10, 2015

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection standards are the guiding set of principles by which U.S. power companies must abide. In its mission statement, NERC describes its function as assuring "the reliability of the bulk power system in North America." Its industry standards, therefore, are an effort to maintain this reliability - and hold those who threaten it accountable. 
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