One of Europe's foremost specialists in securing the technology that controls critical infrastructure, Mark Carolan, believes information security pros should be worried about ICS in their infrastructure.
Jan Rochat, CTO of AET technologies, reminded an ISSE 2016 audience that the security boundaries of critical infrastructure are not quite as concrete at they seem
A senior UN official has told press that a nuclear power plant was disrupted several years ago by a cyber-attack
"Where bits and bytes meet flesh and blood" was the main area of concern for industry panelists, ranging from Critical Infrastructure - where strict controls may be impossed, to consumer IOT goods - where they can't.
An association of state officials has published an open letter that seeks to strengthen public confidence in the electoral process, in light of research that has raised questions about the security of voting machines.
The Israeli Knesset waits on the passage of a bill which would see the amalgamation of Israel's cyber-defences into one central authority
Power stations in Germany, Italy and Israeli smart building could be accessed by criminal hackers
The European Parliament has passed this morning the new network and information security (NIS) directive, placing minimum standards for cyber-security on critical infrastructure operators.
Chinese suspected of APT attack on Japanese critical infrastructure.
Trend Micro is reporting that Russian hackers likely attempted to use BlackEnergy malware to attack a mining operation and railway, in addition to taking down two power plants in the Ukraine in December.
There is no air gap between IT and OT that was the key message for oil and gas sector CISOs coming out of the Black Hat Amsterdam talk by Alexander Polyakov and Mathieu Geli
A secret NSA map was obtained by a news outlet shows the locations of 'Victims of Chinese Cyber-Espionage' targets based in the US
A new report into the insurance implications of a wide-scale cyber-attack on the US energy sector reveals just how costly the breach would be for government and insurers.
CBEST has its critics - and defenders - as the industry grapples with how best to ensure critical infrastructure deploys best practice, as Tom Reeve reports
Attacks on critical national infrastructure are a growing concern, not just the banking and civil infrastructure, but also control systems used in the physical delivery of services. This is set to become even more of a problem as SCADA systems become internet enabled, reports Kate O'Flaherty
A majority of critical infrastructure executives believe their systems appeal to cyber-criminals, but also that they could detect any attack according to Tripwire findings just published.
German security researcher Maxim Rupp has discovered numerous security flaws with solar lighting systems and wind turbines which, if maliciously exploited by an attacker, could result in disrupting energy supplies.
The public sector is being asked to deliver its services digitally, with availability and reliability just as important as security, as our experts agreed at a recent SC Magazine Roundtable
You must want malware if you deploy old operating platforms, so priorise cyber-security, critical infrastructure operators told.
BadUSB malware could be used to manipulate industrial systems, says one security researcher.
A senior government figure says that the UK's power grid is under "minute-by-minute" attacks from computer hackers but information security experts aren't so sure.
A German federal agency has detailed in a new report how an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attack physically damaged an unnamed iron plant in the country.
Former UK Home Secretary David Blunkett says the cross-sector sharing of information and skills is essential if nation critical cyber-attacks - and cyber- terrorism - are to be averted.
National Grid's chief information security officer and head of digital risk Graham Wright talked targeted attacks, critical infrastructure and the blurring of physical and digital security at a recent London conference.
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.
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