Attacks on critical national infrastructure are growing in number and sophistication. So how big is the UK's risk?
The head of the UK GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on Wednesday accused Russia of staging attacks on critical infrastructure and other sectors within the past year.
Until their company has been attacked and suffered a tangible business loss, most organisations regard DNS as simply plumbing rather than critical infrastructure that requires proactive defence says Dr Malcolm Murphy.
Six key vulnerabilities have been identified within industrial control systems that adversaries can use to undermine critical infrastructure operations.
Moreno Carullo examines how machine learning and AI can be deployed to protect physical infrastructures from cyber-attack.
Will Culbert delves into the Industrial Internet of Things, touching on how digital technology may define industrial control operations and maintenance almost as much as the physical engineering itself.
Attacks on critical infrastructure - a natural progression, or a symptom of poor security practices?
Cyber-attackers are increasingly targeting unsecured industrial environments. Jalal Bouhdada, looks at why the IIoT has led to critical infrastructure becoming a more lucrative opportunity for hackers.
Updated: The president's Commission on Enhancing National Cyber-security today released a 100-page report that called for greater cooperation between the government, the private sector, educational institutions and even individual Americans with the goal of protecting and defending the nation's critical cyber infrastructure.
Mark Carolan outlines why IT security managers 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