Industrial Control Systems
January 09, 2016 Added by:Joe Weiss
As the NERC CIP process is public, our enemies are aware of the gaping cyber holes in our electric systems. When will the responsible entities wake up or will it be after they can’t turn their lights on?
January 05, 2016 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
Security firm ESET has been monitoring attacks involving the threat and recently discovered that the Trojan had been used to target news media and electrical power companies in Ukraine.
US Critical Infrastructures are Being Targeted by Actors in the Middle East – But Attribution is Difficult
November 19, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
The availability of ICS cyber exploits, and the lack of attribution, there should be more concern about the very viable cyber threat to our critical infrastructures.
November 10, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
2015 ICS Cyber Security Conference – Neither the Grid, Nuclear Plants, or other Undustries are Cyber Secure
October 12, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
The Boards of Directors function is to identify and judge risk to the organization. As one member of a utility board stated, “A Board needs to know what the company is exposed to in terms of risk and what the consequences are of that exposure. Given a specific security deployment protecting an asset – what possibilities exist for breach?
September 18, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss
The 2015 ICS Cyber Security Conference will be October 26-29 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta (www.icscybersecurityconference.com ). This will be the 15th in a series that began in 2002. The Conference will have some new twists, but will also stay true to its roots - ICS cyber security and what makes ICS cyber security different. Specifically, there will be....
June 22, 2015 Added by:Idan Aharoni
Access to such compromised SCADA systems that control various real-world equipment is being sold in the underground economy.
April 16, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
With less than three weeks to go until Suits and Spooks London 2015 kicks off, the agenda is nearly finalized. Our first 2-day international event will host experts in cyber warfare, intelligence, advanced persistent threats, sophisticated malware, and political issues.
January 29, 2015 Added by:Mike Lennon
Suits and Spooks DC is less than one week away! The event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City on February 4-5. Due to multiple sell-out events, we have expanded our attendee capacity to 200, but the event is again close to being sold out.
December 03, 2014 Added by:Art Coviello
I am cautiously optimistic about the prospects for collaboration and collective progress in the private sector as companies and industries are recognizing that in the digital world, no one is an island. We’re more like an archipelago and we’re starting to build bridges.
October 17, 2014 Added by:Joe Weiss
Bob Radvanovsky from Infracritical took a similar approach and the results are astounding. He acquired some Ruggedom switches from E-Bay and set up a network emulating a well pumping station. Within 2 hours of connecting the systems, he was being attacked primarily from China.
October 08, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon
We are happy to unveil the Interactive Agenda for the 2014 ICS Cyber Security Conference! After a sell-out conference in 2013, be sure to Register Now and confirm your spot for this year’s event!
Unintentional ICS Cyber Incidents Have Had Significant Impacts on Nuclear Plants – Why Aren’t they Being Addressed?
October 02, 2014 Added by:Joe Weiss
The NIST definition of a cyber incident as defined in FIPS PUB 200, Minimum Security Requirements for Federal Information and Information System, is electronic communications between systems or systems and people that impacts Confidentiality, Integrity, and/or Availability. The incident doesn’t have to bemalicious or targeted to be a cyber incident
September 16, 2014 Added by:Nate Kube
There are differences between industrial control systems and enterprise IT networks resulting in different security needs. To protect industrial networks, system operators must opt for an industrial next gen firewall with an IDS that fully understands industrial protocols and the specific context of each industrial command.
Collective Self-defense: What Japan’s New Defense Policy Means for International Cooperation on Cyber Security
September 04, 2014 Added by:Mihoko Matsubara
Joint exercises are key to making joint operations seamless and increasing the capability of cyber defenses. The Japanese and US governments have committed themselves to revise the US–Japan Defense Cooperation Guidelines by the end of this year and to include bilateral cooperation on cyber security in the revision.
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