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Cyber Essentials is mandatory for central government contracts advertised after 1 October 2014

5th annual Industrial Control Cybersecurity USA conference

Protecting essential services and control systems networks are imperative and in many cases neglected in relation to embedded systems in modern architecture. The proliferation and advancement of operational technologies and the Internet of Things, the convergence of IT and OT have enhanced operational efficiency but paradoxically has increased the attack surface exponentially across the critical […]

Industrial Control Cyber Security USA 2017 Cyber Senate conference

“The security threats to U.S. critical infrastructure span the digital divide” Presented by Idaho National Labs this October in Sacramento

The security threats to U.S. critical infrastructure span the digital divide. Resent attacks, like those in the Ukraine, blend the cyber and physical environment to cause confusion within and damage to the production environment. Modern cyber defense requires sophisticated operational tactics and strategies. Although, cyber hygiene is essential for fending off the daily barrage of […]

Cyber Senate 4th annual Industrial Control Cybersecurity Europe conference

Why USB devices are still the #1 source of malware in Industrial Control Systems, presented by Honeywell

This September in London and October in Sacramento, we learn from Honeywell why USB devices are still the #1 source of malware in ICS. This discussion will help you understand how USB devices can pose a threat even without malware, including: o Surprisingly effective HID attacks o More advanced threats posed by rogue network devices, […]

Cyber Senate 4th annual Industrial Control Cybersecurity Europe conference

Cyber security for the digital railway

Join the Cyber Senate on March 16th in London for an in-depth discussion on the current and future threat, how the industry is responding, the absolute importance of “Security by Design,” the challenges that bridging IT and OT bring in deploying enterprise facing architecture and how to further develop a culture of awareness. Cyber threats […]

New Trojan based campaign, apparently focused on the Middle East, targeting energy companies and specifically trade secrets.

According to Symantec, “A new information stealer, Trojan.Laziok, acts as a reconnaissance tool allowing attackers to gather information and tailor their attack methods for each compromised computer.” More information can be found on Symantecs blog and we highly suggested familiarising your firm with this latest threat as although it is focused on the Middle East, […]

the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team received and responded to 245 incidents reported by asset owners and industry partners.

“The Energy Sector led all others again in 2014 with the most reported incidents” Please find the report here “Of the total number of incidents reported to ICS-CERT, roughly 55 percent involved advanced persistent threats (APT) or sophisticated actors. Other actor types included hacktivists, insider threats, and criminals. In many cases, the threat actors were […]

Attack on Pakistan Grid leaves 140 million without electricity

According to Skynews, “some 140 million people were left without electricity after a transmission line was attacked, knocking out the national grid.” Power has been restored to much of Pakistan after more than 140 million people were plunged into darkness due to an apparent rebel attack on a key power line. Up to 80% of […]

UK Government mandates new cyber security standard for suppliers

The government has worked with the Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises (IASME) consortium and the Information Security Forum (ISF) to develop Cyber Essentials, a set of basic technical controls for organisations to use. Download Cyber Essentials documents here: The full scheme, launched on 5 June 2014, enables organisations to gain 1 of 2 […]

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