US announces new pipeline security guidelines after Reuters hack

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Holding tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at Colonial Pipeline’s Charlotte Tank Farm in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, May 10, 2021. REUTERS / Drone Base

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday released a new safety guideline for pipeline owners and operators after a Colonial pipeline hack disrupted fuel supplies in the southeastern United States. United for days this month.

“The recent ransomware attack on a major oil pipeline demonstrates that the cybersecurity of pipeline systems is essential to our homeland security,” DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said in a statement.

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