Two Recent Ransomware Attacks in Maine

July 12, 2021 July 8, 2021 To: Water Sector Professionals From: Brian Kavanah, Director, Bureau of Water Quality Re: Cybersecurity Threats to Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Maine The Maine...

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From Anne Neuberger, Dep Asst to the President & Dep Nat’l Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology

July 2, 2021 SUBJECT: What We Urge You To Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware DATE: June 2, 2021 The number and size of ransomware incidents have increased significantly, and strengthening...

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LD 1569 – Committee Amendment “A” Creating a Water Resources Commission to Study Maine’s Water Supply

June 17, 2021 June 17th, 2021 Dear Members, A very dangerous bill is working its way though our legislative body. Its LD 1569. It started out as a bill to tax bottled water. …...

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Wastewater Infrastructure Funds – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)

June 14, 2021 June 10, 2021 RE: Wastewater Infrastructure Funds – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) Dear Wastewater Professional: This letter is being sent to all DEP wastewater contacts to...

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Relaxing COVID-19 Mandates in Maine

June 3, 2021 On May 24, 2021, Maine’s public health officials withdrew most of their pandemic guidelines, deferring to the U.S. CDC recommendations. The downward trend of infections was only in the...

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From the Office of Intelligence and Analysis: Vulnerabilities in Water and Wastewater Systems Networks

May 26, 2021 The Office of Intelligence and Analysis released a seven page report on Malicious Cyber Actors Likely to Continue Exploiting Vulnerabilities in Water and Wastewater Systems Networks on May...

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Maine DEP seeks public comment regarding Triennial Review

April 28, 2021 The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (Department) invites the public to comment on proposals to update existing water quality standards. Click here for more information....

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Ransomware

February 16, 2021 What It Is And What To Do About it. Click Here to learn more about government efforts to combat ransomware and the best practices to minimize risks....

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Joint Cyber Security Advisory

February 16, 2021 Advisory Note: The Compromise of a U.S. Water Treatment Facility. Click Here to read more....

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EMAIL RE: MAINE WATER UTILITIES ASSOCIATION 2021

February 11, 2021 We were notified by one of our members this morning that they received an email from Shrn Smith asking if they were “interested in acquiring the Maine Water Utilities Association...

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