Posted by DavidDay on Oct 10, 2013 in Counter-Terrorism, Critical National / Regional Security Issues, CyberSecurity, CyberSecurity, Developments in Technology, Economic Security/Development, IT/Computer/Software, Nuclear, Nuclear, Our Media, PRC/China | 0 comments
In this fascinating and educational program, Mr. Amin Leiman, a cybersecurity consultant for nuclear power plants in the U.S. and formerly, the Director of IT Audit at Hawaiian Electric Industries, lays out the vulnerabilities of “essential” (e.g. banks, power plants, air traffic control, etc.) businesses in the United States to cyber hacking.
The show conversation moves from an examination of the vulnerabilities and risks to a discussion with David Day on how it is that the essential business conducts itself to protect against cyber attacks and espionage. The discussion includes interesting disclosures and tips how knowledgeable and even low-level employees are “socially hacked.”
The program concludes with an overview of the safety/preventative measures and how the most dangerous of our business enterprises, nuclear power plants, are actually protected.Read More