Seaports handle billions of tons of cargo annually, and are considered “critical infrastructure”
Industrial Cyber reached out to Hayden for this interview to provide readers with key aspects of the book that would make an impact on the critical infrastructure sector.
Seaports – A Very Constricted Critical Infrastructure
by Ernie Hayden, MIPM CISSP GICSP(Gold) PSP
Seaports should not be ignored in your critical infrastructure risk assessment.
The news has been full of stories about the challenges at the world’s seaports. In particular, the Covid-19 pandemic has emphasized the prominent position seaports and their associated logistical support networks play…
Why Should I Consider Climate Change in my Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment?
by Ernie Hayden MIPM CISSP GICSP(Gold) PSP
I have been performing critical infrastructure risk assessments since the mid-1980s. Over time, these assessments and the assessment process have become even more sophisticated and comprehensive. However, I have observed an interesting omission in these risk…
ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, today announced that Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment: The Definitive Threat Identification and Threat Reduction Handbook by Ernie Hayden, PSP (Rothstein Publishing) was selected as its 2021 ASIS Security Industry Book of the Year.
The Rothstein Publishing team is excited to report that ASIS International has chosen Ernie Hayden’s new book, Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment, as one of three finalists for Security Book of the Year!
Charlie Maclean-Bristol looks at the risk of a cyber-attack and the importance of reviewing your vulnerability to water, wastewater and electricity loss.
In this chapter about The Power of the Observation you will discover:
• An overview of the concept of an “observation.”
• The primary elements included in the observation as well as its format.
• Fundamental considerations when performing and documenting the observation including the power of one’s influence on the actions being observed, the…
Risk Assessments Dig Deeper than the Obvious
By Ernie Hayden CISSP GICSP(Gold) PSP
In September 2020, my book, Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment, was published. In the book I discuss ways and means to analyze the threats and vulnerabilities posed on Critical Infrastructure. Last week, as I watched the events at the United States Capitol, I…
The observation may be a simple set of notes or it can be a formalized report. In either case, the most effective aspect of an observation is that it results in improvement or added excellence to the performance of your company’s performance.