Over the weekend, the Alpharetta, GA based Colonial Pipeline was hit by an extensive ransomware attack that shut down its information technology (IT) and industrial operational technology (OT) systems. Simply put, an all-too-common ransomware event tar…Read More Industrial Cybersecurity: Guidelines for Protecting Critical Infrastructure
The US Defense Department and third-party military contractors are being advised to strengthen the security of their operational technology (OT) in the wake of security breaches, such as the SolarWinds supply chain attack.
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Dragos releases annual analysis of ICS/OT focused cyber threats, vulnerabilities, assessments, and incident response insights. “In 2020, the industrial community performed amazing feats to keep civilization running under challenging circumstances throu…Read More ICS threat landscape highlights
Forescout researchers have discovered nine vulnerabilities affecting nine different TCP/IP stacks widely used in IoT and OT devices. The vulnerabilities are due to weak Initial Sequence Number (ISN) generation, and could be exploited to mount limited D…Read More Vulnerabilities in widely used TCP/IP stacks open IoT, OT devices to attack
Attacks against industrial control systems (ICS) are on the rise. In its 2020 X-Force Threat Intelligence Report, for instance, IBM found that digital attacks targeting organizations’ ICS had increased by more than 2,000% between 2019 and 2018. Most of…Read More 8 Top Technical Resource Providers for ICS Security Professionals