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US Unveils Plan to Improve Cyber Defenses For Water Utilities

WASHINGTON–The White House on Thursday unveiled a plan to beef up cybersecurity in the nation’s water sector, an extension of its efforts to thwart attacks against critical infrastructure including electricity and natural gas pipeline operators. Senior administration officials said water …

Satellites Are Helping the Municipal-Bond Market Assess Climate Risk

The $3.8 trillion municipal-bond market has found a new tool in its effort to understand the impact of climate change: the array of satellites orbiting high above Earth. Assessing climate risks is a particularly vexing problem given that U.S. state …