SCADA systems are essential to the smooth running of critical infrastructure but, as evidenced by the Stuxnet attack, they can be exploited through software and hardware vulnerabilities, and human error. But experts contest if they are really under threat.
The National Security Agency (NSA) is reported to have developed its own search engine to sift through the billions of phone calls, emails and other electronic communications it harvests and monitors from around the world.
Malware around since last year, but only now visible to anti-virus security software.
Approximately 300 oil and energy companies in Norway have been hit by one of the biggest cyber-attacks ever to have happened in the country, a government official is reported to have claimed.
Companies must think like a hacker and commit to penetration testing to protect themselves from data breaches, says Chema Alonso.
App vulnerabilities need to be thought about holistically, so the network and database in which they reside also need to be considered says Josh Shaul.
The growing impact of web exploits isn't just limited to the enterprise market and must be countered on an industry-scale, says Pedro Bustamante.