ORNL’s Gina Accawi: Designing Software for Manufacturing Cybersecurity

As a computer engineer at ORNL, Gina Accawi has long been the quiet and steady force behind some of the Department of Energy’s most widely used online tools and applications. She has written the code that industry throughout the United States relies on – from MEASUR, the platform allowing manufacturers to assess the efficiency of energy systems and equipment within a plant, to the Building Science Advisor, the website advising builders on how to construct energy-efficient envelope systems.
By |June 1st, 2021||0 Comments|

AT&T Cybersecurity Names Avertium North American Partner of the Year for the 4th Time

ETEC Member Avertium was named AT&T Cybersecurity North American Partner of the year for 2021.  This is the fourth consecutive year Averertium has received this honor.
By |March 30th, 2021||0 Comments|

CNS Cybersecurity Offers Expertise to Local High School

From cracking textbooks open to cracking codes, cybersecurity is entering the halls of secondary education in East Tennessee. In expanding cybersecurity knowledge beyond the sites, CNS Chief Information Security Officer Paul Beckman virtually met with 25 students from Bearden High School’s Cybersecurity 1 class, led by Timothy Cathcart, Ph.D., to present his professional insight in the digital world.
By |January 6th, 2021||0 Comments|

DOE nuclear agency breached as part of massive cyberattack

Agencies within the Department of Energy (DOE), including portions of the agency charged with maintaining the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile, were breached as part of a massive hack on an IT group that has hit almost a dozen federal agencies, officials said Thursday.
By |December 28th, 2020||0 Comments|

UT Helps to Protect and Secure New Wave of Manufacturing

The University of Tennessee has joined a new institute aimed at stopping such disruptions: the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII), a $111-million, US Department of Energy (DOE)-backed, public-private partnership led by the University of Texas at San Antonio.
By |November 30th, 2020||0 Comments|