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Kaspersky detected 18,000 malware samples belonging to 2,500 families on industrial automation systems in the first half of 2017 [Read More]
While critical infrastructure has been targeted by sophisticated threat actors, attacks involving commonly available tools, such as DDoS, are more likely, says Europol [Read More]
Siemens and PAS announce strategic partnership to provide cybersecurity solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) [Read More]
Mocana this week announced that it has verified the integration of its IoT Security Platform with the IoT cloud platforms of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure IoT, and VMware. [Read More]
US Energy Department announces $50 million investment in tools and technology to improve resilience and security of energy infrastructure. Over $20 million allocated for cybersecurity [Read More]
Smiths Medical Medfusion 4000 wireless syringe infusion pumps affected by serious flaws. Patches coming only next year [Read More]
Firms in the energy and utilities sector increasingly targeted and most attacks involved command injections [Read More]
Russia-linked hackers apparently targeting control systems in energy facilities in the United States and Europe [Read More]
Westermo patches high severity vulnerabilities found by Qualys in the company’s MRD industrial wireless routers [Read More]
Siemens releases patches for vulnerabilities affecting automation and power distribution products [Read More]

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Galina Antova's picture
Following these prescriptive steps can help do something about the state of security in your own ICS network environment.
David Holmes's picture
Manufacturers are currently experimenting with several possible methods to avoid default passwords, and your IoT project must consider the default password problem to be among the highest priority.
Galina Antova's picture
From the boardroom to the security operations center, lip service can no longer be paid to ICS/critical infrastructure/OT cybersecurity.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Segmentation is an important element of any security strategy to mitigate risk from IoT-based attacks, but it has to be done right.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Oil and gas is one of the critical infrastructure sectors that face greater risks and challenges when it comes to security
Galina Antova's picture
In the ICS world, we clearly don’t have a decade to evolve through the same layered/defense-in-depth strategies that marked the last decade in IT security.
Barak Perelman's picture
Organizations need specialized monitoring and control technologies for ICS networks that provide the deep, real-time visibility to identify suspicious or malicious activity
Barak Perelman's picture
If WannaCry had targeted industrial controllers, it would have been much more difficult to protect them and the damage would have been much more widespread.
Riaz Zolfonoon's picture
It’s the best of the internet of things and the worst of the internet of things: unprecedented connectivity that creates both tremendous opportunity and considerable risk.
David Holmes's picture
An organization with a mature security process should be doing threat modeling on web applications and Internet of Things devices in the enterprise.