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Potentially serious vulnerabilities have been found in a building management system made by Alerton, a brand of industrial giant Honeywell. [Read More]
The number of ransomware attacks on industrial organizations dropped from 158 in Q1 to 125 in Q2, and it may be related to the shutdown of the Conti operation. [Read More]
Siemens and Schneider Electric have only released 8 advisories this Patch Tuesday — they describe 11 vulnerabilities, some of which will never get patched. [Read More]
FEMA has urged organizations to update their emergency alert systems to prevent hackers from issuing EAS alerts, but a researcher says there are no patches for some vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities found in Moxa’s NPort devices could allow attackers to cause significant disruption, including in critical infrastructure organizations. [Read More]
Following complaints from the industry, the TSA has updated its pipeline cybersecurity requirements to provide more flexibility in achieving goals. [Read More]
More than 600 vulnerabilities were disclosed in the first half of 2021 and more than 60% are critical or high severity. [Read More]
PLC and HMI password cracking tools exploit zero-day vulnerabilities and deliver malware to users. [Read More]
Zero trust is on track to being implemented in many OT environments, particularly in critical infrastructure organizations. [Read More]
A survey shows that some of the biggest cybersecurity problems related to OT involve people, specifically human error and a significant shortage of staff. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // ICS/OT

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Marie Hattar's picture
For Smart Cities to truly live up to their promise, we shouldn’t forget that – like all infrastructure – safety and security are a top priority.
Gordon Lawson's picture
The adoption of IoT technology used to connect SCADA systems to the internet either directly or indirectly dramatically increases the risk of a successful exploit.
Galina Antova's picture
Over the last few years, the pandemic and work from home paradigm shift have accelerated the convergence of IT and OT networks and necessitated a consolidated strategy to address cyber risks across cyber-physical systems (CPS).
Landon Winkelvoss's picture
Fusion centers are able to converge cyber and physical security, close gaps in coverage, and scale security to protect facilities and hundreds of thousands of employees.
Galina Antova's picture
There are no easy solutions to close the operational technology (OT) cybersecurity talent gap, but here are few ideas to help you get started.
Galina Antova's picture
There are seven immediate steps you can take to put your organization on the path toward better situational awareness and risk reduction to protect critical infrastructure.
Galina Antova's picture
The biggest advantage defenders have as the nature of the conflict and strategies evolve, is to know their networks better than the adversary.
Galina Antova's picture
We must encourage the growth of research communities to help strengthen industrial cybersecurity, and we need to act fast.
Galina Antova's picture
Given the range and complexity of XIoT, it’s understandable that CISOs want to have a comprehensive view across all aspects and elements of their networks, spanning industrial, healthcare, and enterprise environments.
Galina Antova's picture
Under the leadership of Jen Easterly, CISA launch several key initiatives to significantly increase government collaboration among federal agencies as well as with the private sector.