New Cybersecurity Order Issued for US Pipeline Operators

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jul 21, 2021 08:10 am PST

It has been reported that the Department of Homeland Security has announced new requirements for U.S. pipeline operators to bolster cybersecurity following Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack. In a statement, DHS said it would require operators of federally designated critical pipelines to implement “specific mitigation measures” to prevent ransomware attacks and other cyber intrusions. Operators must also implement contingency plans and conduct what the department calls a “cybersecurity architecture design review.