DOT rule probes value of 'real-time' oil train data
Transportation safety officials are seeking input on the pros and cons of sharing oil and ethanol train data with state intelligence centers, according to an advance notice of proposed rulemaking issued yesterday.
Ariz. utility blends fact and fiction to fight grid hackers
Hackers and vandals may pose a threat to the North American bulk power system, but they can't hold a candle to a robot army commanded by an evil, extraterrestrial overlord.
PHMSA takes 'first step' toward crude volatility rule
Federal transportation officials are seeking input on whether curbing certain chemical characteristics of crude oil could help prevent major rail tank car explosions, according to an announcement this week.
Trump taps Giuliani for role in combating cyberthreats
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani describes the national cybersecurity defense initiative he'll be handling for President-elect Donald Trump as a gathering of the best ideas from companies and U.S. allies and pitting them against the rapidly morphing threats from cyber adversaries.
Experts predict more 'bad surprises' from digital hostage-takers
MIAMI BEACH — While Americans fret about Russian hackers exposing private information, seeking to sway elections or even switching off the lights on the electric grid, Marcelo Branquinho warns of a much simpler cyberthreat that may be worming into critical computer systems.