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Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Partnership and DHS Cybertool Update

Integrating Cross-Sector Tools for the Water Sector

On behalf of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), West Yost worked with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to integrate the AWWA Cybersecurity Tool with the Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET®).

Both tools provide users with systematic and repeatable approaches for assessing cybersecurity posture of their cyber systems and networks. With this integration, a utility that starts with the AWWA Cybersecurity Tool can seamlessly upload the results to CSET for additional evaluation. CSET allows for a more detailed evaluation of current cybersecurity posture. This integration provides the next step for utilities to continue to mature their cybersecurity assessment practices.

Team Spotlight

Andrew Ohrt, PE, ERMCP

Risk and Resilience Lead (OTCR Principal Technical Specialist I)