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Rockwell Automation patches vulnerabilities in Arena simulation software and FactoryTalk Activation Manager [Read More]
Kaspersky researchers find a significant number of vulnerabilities in OPC UA, a widely used industrial communications protocol [Read More]
A threat group tracked by Dragos as ‘Allanite’ has been targeting business and ICS networks at electric utilities in the US and UK [Read More]
Siemens patches remotely exploitable DoS vulnerabilities affecting several of its SINAMICS medium voltage converters [Read More]
Researcher discovers critical vulnerabilities in Lantech industrial device servers. No patches from the vendor [Read More]
Industrial cybersecurity firm Indegy announces new risk assessment service for operational technology (OT) environments [Read More]
Study conducted by Positive Technologies shows that industrial networks are often easy to hack from corporate systems [Read More]
Security firm discloses details of critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting Schneider Electric’s InduSoft Web Studio and InTouch Machine Edition HMI/SCADA tools [Read More]
Microsoft unveils Trusted Cyber Physical Systems (TCPS), a new solution designed to protect critical infrastructure and other industrial systems against cyber threats [Read More]
NATO’s Locked Shields 2018 exercise tested the skills of cyber defenders from 30 countries in protecting IT systems and critical infrastructure [Read More]

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Galina Antova's picture
Why are some organizations quicker to act while others lag behind? Based on the conversations I have every day with executives at these organizations, I’ve outlined a few “ABCs” of trends that are making a real difference.
Jalal Bouhdada's picture
The nature of the shipping industry does present highly unique challenges for hardening cybersecurity, but they are not insurmountable.
Stan Engelbrecht's picture
Which unlucky industry will be the latest target caught in the crosshairs of cyber attackers? Unfortunately, there are several reasons that suggest mass transit will be the next casualty, and the potential for damage is quite serious.
Barak Perelman's picture
The breadth of attacks targeting critical infrastructure sectors are not only deeper but also broader than originally thought. Most likely, Russia and others want to acquire a “Red Button” capability that can be used to shut down the power grid.
Jalal Bouhdada's picture
SIS are regularly tested to ensure they meet functional safety requirements; the same regime should be applied to their network security.
Barak Perelman's picture
While TRITON is not the first malware to target industrial control systems (ICS), it does signal that operational networks, which have been largely immune to cyber threats, are now in the crosshairs of attackers.
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.