Cybersecurity for a Fragmented Market of Small Utilities

This course highlights the challenges of implementing the plan of this type given the fragmented nature of the municipal water and wastewater industry.

0.05 CEU / 0.5 PDH

Course Description

In January 2022, the White House announced the Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity InitiativeWater and Wastewater Sector Action Plan, a 100-day initiative to bring water and wastewater facilities up to speed with current cybersecurity.

This course highlights the challenges of implementing the plan of this type given the fragmented nature of the municipal water and wastewater industry. Addressed are new models for securing communities in a region can be used to address cyberattacks on the world’s most precious resource.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose for a 100-day cybersecurity sprint for water
  • List the challenges of applying lessons from other utility sectors
  • Describe how utilities have traditionally handled cybersecurity
  • Illustrate how Cybersecurity is addressed as a service for small utilities
  • Explain what the next steps are for water utility cybersecurity

Instructor

Kenneth Crowler is Product Security Leader with Xylem Applied Water Systems & America’s Commercial Teams, a water technology company focused on providing effective solutions to address water and waste water needs.

Facilitator

Bob Crossen is Senior Managing Editor for Water & Wastes Digest.

Additional Resources

Subscribe to the Water & Wastes Digest Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHr1xfvaq8Uy7en7e9l2XKA?sub_confirmation=1

Watch last week’s video: https://www.wwdmag.com/videos/water-scarcity-one-water-issue-wwd-weekly-digest

View the WWD Weekly Digest playlist: bit.ly/wwdweeklydigest

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • Course Certificate