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Gas stations exposed to remote hacker attacks due to several vulnerabilities found in a widely used automation system [Read More]
A critical flaw that could allow remote code execution has been found in a CODESYS web server component used by over 100 ICS products [Read More]
The number of industrial control systems (ICS) accessible from the Internet has increased significantly in the past year, reaching more than 175,000 [Read More]
Siemens patches several vulnerabilities, including a high severity privilege escalation, in its TeleControl plant management product [Read More]
The UK government has warned that Britain's most critical industries must boost their cyber security or face potentially hefty fines under the EU's Networks and Information Systems Directive (NISD). [Read More]
Britain's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has accused Russia of spying on its critical infrastructure as part of possible plans to create "total chaos" in the country that could "cause thousands and thousands of deaths". [Read More]
Israel-based railway cybersecurity startup Cylus emerges from stealth mode with $4.7 million in seed funding [Read More]
A significant number of ICS and corporate systems may be exposed to remote attacks due to serious vulnerabilities in a protection and licensing software from Gemalto [Read More]
ICS malware known as Triton and Trisis exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Schneider Electric Triconex Safety Instrumented System (SIS) controllers [Read More]
A newly discovered variant of the Mirai Internet of Things (IoT) botnet is targeting devices with ARC (Argonaut RISC Core) embedded processors, researchers warn. [Read More]

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Galina Antova's picture
Standards have helped keep the domain from being completely exposed to the growing threat, but standards have by no means kept pace with threat actors.
Jim Ivers's picture
The software that controls our infrastructure is vulnerable to attack, and the potential results are far more destructive and pervasive than even science fiction would have us believe.
Barak Perelman's picture
Many systems that support industrial controllers are likely vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, which affect hardware running in the majority of the world’s computing devices.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
As many manufacturers continue to integrate automation, IoT devices, and other Internet-connected technologies with their OT networks, they are inadvertently expanding the attack surface area.
Jalal Bouhdada's picture
Jalal Bouhdada, Founder and Principal ICS Security Consultant at Applied Risk, discusses the implications of the new EU Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS)
Barak Perelman's picture
2018 will present new and increasing industrial cyber security challenges for facilities operators, but new developments will help minimize those threats.
Galina Antova's picture
There is no more important mission in cybersecurity than securing the Industrial Control Systems networks that power our world and our lives.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Here are five recommendations that can help you, as an IT security professional, proactively work in partnership with your OT counterparts to protect the business better.
Jalal Bouhdada's picture
Everyone from bedroom hackers to state sponsored spies have wanted to breach critical systems since the dawn of the networked era, whether that be for monetary gain, secret information, or just pure curiosity.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
The goal of IT/OT convergence is to make the OT side more resilient through effective cyber protections, and instill confidence in your board and senior executives.