The Partnership Sets the Stage for Enhanced Security in Water Infrastructure
Princeton, NJ – July 31, 2023 – In a significant development aimed at fortifying the security of essential water and wastewater infrastructures, Information Security Media Group (ISMG) and the Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (WaterISAC) have joined forces through an eagerly anticipated strategic collaboration.
As the global threat landscape continues to evolve, it is imperative to enhance security measures within all critical infrastructure sectors including water and wastewater. This visionary relationship is set to cultivate an exchange of information, community, and expertise between the two entities, united by a common commitment to safety, security, and resilience.
By leveraging the extensive knowledge and resources of ISMG, a trusted leader in the information security field, and the expertise and experience of WaterISAC, members of both organizations will gain an in-depth view of the critical intersection of cybersecurity and security within the water and wastewater industry.
“We are thrilled to announce our strategic collaboration with WaterISAC. Together, we are creating an exchange of information, community and expertise, driven by our shared commitment to safety and security,” said Jennifer Eisenhofer, VP – events, ISMG.
By combining forces, ISMG and WaterISAC are committed to advancing the field of information security and risk management. This effort sets the stage for future collaborations, innovation, and industry-wide initiatives that will strengthen the resilience of this imperative critical infrastructure against emerging threats.
By joining together, members of ISMG and WaterISAC will gain access to an extensive network of professionals, cutting-edge research, industry best practices, resources, and thought leadership content.
“WaterISAC is excited to have ISMG on as our newest Champion,” said Charles Egli, WaterISAC’s Director of Preparedness and Response. “WaterISAC and ISMG are committed to providing pertinent security information and education to our audiences, and by working together we will be able to amplify and expand each other’s messages to have greater reach and impact.”
This collaboration aims to pave the way for a safer and more robust future for the industry, where proactive measures and shared knowledge become the cornerstones of a secure water ecosystem.
Information Security Media Group (ISMG) is the world’s largest media organization devoted solely to information security and risk management. Each of our 35 media properties provides education, research and news that is specifically tailored to key vertical sectors including banking, healthcare and the public sector; geographies from North America to Southeast Asia; and topics such as data breach prevention, cyber risk assessment and fraud. Our annual global summit series connects senior security professionals with industry thought leaders to find actionable solutions for pressing cybersecurity challenges.
About ISMG Events
ISMG Events is a premier platform for security professionals and practitioners worldwide. Our global, annual events bring together the ISMG Events Community, comprising over 40,000 members, to exchange knowledge, insights and best practices in the field of cybersecurity. The cornerstone of our event portfolio is the ISMG Global Summit Series. These summits take place both virtually and in-person, offering participants a diverse range of topics to explore. In addition to our Global Summit Series, ISMG Events hosts exclusive Executive Roundtables and ISMG Engage events that are closed-door, topic-focused discussions that provide practitioners with a collaborative environment to address today’s most pressing security concerns.
The Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (WaterISAC) is an all-hazards security information source for the water and wastewater sector. Formed over 20 years ago by the sector’s leading national associations at the urging of the White House, FBI, and EPA. We maintain two-way communication with DHS, FBI, EPA, fusion centers, and other federal, state, and local agencies in order to help protect and share information. WaterISAC works to advance the security of the sector through critical and direct participation of industry meetings and working groups. They now serve over 520 member companies and utilities with 3,500+ active water sector personnel that provide water and wastewater services to Americans across the nation.