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Industrial control systems (ICS) and cyber-risks

Industrial control systems (ICS) and cyber-risks

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.

Finns have their heating systems knocked offline by a DDoS attack

Finns have their heating systems knocked offline by a DDoS attack

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Finnish media reports on a DDoS attack on residential buildings in Lappeenranta, Finland, which knocked the heating and hot water offline.

4SICS: making cyber-threat intel work better for ICS pros

4SICS: making cyber-threat intel work better for ICS pros

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Thomas Schreck, principal engineer of Simenes' CERT, alongside Margrete Raaum, leader of the KraftCERT from Norway told an audience at 4SICS 2016 on why cyber-threat intelligence plays an important part in information sharing in the energy industry.

4SICS: surprise surprise, ICS melding with IT to bring a whole host of issues

4SICS: surprise surprise, ICS melding with IT to bring a whole host of issues

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Vidar Hedtjarn Swaling, analyst for the societal security and safety department at the Swedish Defence Research Agency announced his department's research into how ageing is regarded, and dealt with, in the area of industrial control systems.

RCE vulnerability found on ICS management software

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Industrial cyber-security firm Indegy has found a remote code execution vulnerability inside Schneider Electric's flagship ICS management software, Unity Pro.

4SICS: The ICS security challenges faced by a grid operator

4SICS: The ICS security challenges faced by a grid operator

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Erwin Kooi, information security architect spoke at 4SICS 2016 and shared his thoughts on digitising Alliander's electricity service, while making sure it stays secure.

4SICS: ICS threats are mostly unknown, industry needs more information sharing

4SICS: ICS threats are mostly unknown, industry needs more information sharing

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Robert M. Lee, CEO of Dragos Inc., says that not enough information sharing happens in ICS industry, because of this the threats to ICSs are largely unknown.

Kaspersky launches self-titled OS to protect ICS

Kaspersky launches self-titled OS to protect ICS

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Kaspersky Lab has reportedly finished its self-titled OS which has been built from the ground up with the aim of protecting industrial control systems.

Concern about Chinese involvement at Hinkley Point is misdirected, say experts

Concern about Chinese involvement at Hinkley Point is misdirected, say experts

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Experts say that government concerns over cyber-security at the new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point are misdirected and that the Chinese are not the real worry.

Researchers discover ICS attack method that spreads through networks

Researchers discover ICS attack method that spreads through networks

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A team of researchers discover a new method of launching attacks that would threaten global critical infrastructure and utility providers through a worm that spreads through utility networks.

Video: Kaspersky says attacks on 'critical infrastructure' on the rise

Video: Kaspersky says attacks on 'critical infrastructure' on the rise

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Information technology and process automation, essential to modern industrial facilities, are under threat from hackers who are increasingly targeting ICS and SCADA systems, says Eugene Kaspersky.

Honeywell Midas Gas detector vulnerable to attack

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A recent report by the ICS-Cert advisory states that the Midas and Midas black gas detectors made by Honeywell are vulnerable to attack. The hack allows people to modify the the settings of the device without proper authentication.

4SICS: The perils of investigating security incidents on industrial control systems

4SICS: The perils of investigating security incidents on industrial control systems

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Industrial control systems running on outmoded operating systems and ancient hardware present special challenges for forensic investigators trying to track down malware, Mark Fabro told SCMagazineUK.com at 4SICS last week.

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