Today the risk to industrials is digital. It comes through knowing specific technical protocols and manipulating them to control an asset. Or obfuscating digital machine readings, blinding operators to thresholds being exceeded.
The first documented cryptominer attack on a SCADA network of a critical infrastructure operator was seen in the wild.
EU NIS Directive: As the implementation of the first true piece of cyber-security legislation draws near, Jalal Bouhdada discusses its potential impact on 'operators of essential services.
The latest research suggests, within just two years, the security situation for SCADA has got worse to the tune of an average increase of 1.6 vulnerabilities per application tested.
Last Thursday saw the official launch of the International Operation Technology Security Association (Iotsa) where John Noble, director of network management at the UK's NCSC called for industry cooperation and incident reporting.
In the wake of the Shamoon malware attacks, a new wiper targets the Middle East and shows interest in European targets.
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GE plugs vulnerability in SCADA systems that could have allowed attackers to intercept passwords and disrupt utilities and factory operations.
Industrial cyber-security firm Indegy has found a remote code execution vulnerability inside Schneider Electric's flagship ICS management software, Unity Pro.
A new paper from Trend Micro has shown that outdated technologies are still being used in security-critical areas. Is this a step back for security in the places that its need most?
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.
Robert M. Lee, CEO of Dragos Security, says that not enough information sharing happens in ICS industry, because of this the threats to ICSs are largely unknown.
Critical Infrastructure is now at risk. Transport, finance and utilities are all targets. Graham Mann looks at some key issues and how they can be tackled.
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.
Estonia power company joins European network for cyber-security to improve its cyber-resilience.
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.
Power stations in Germany, Italy and Israeli smart building could be accessed by criminal hackers
A new piece of malware has been discovered skulking around the systems of an unnamed European energy company, according to Sentinel One Labs.
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.
The Michigan Board of Water and Light has been beset with a ransomware infection.
Poor endpoint security is propelling the great ransomware epidemic of 2016 — and if allowed to fester, the threat will spread to new endpoints including IoT devices, cars and ICS and SCADA systems, a new report says.
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.
Ukraine's power supply suffered one of the most high profile targeted cyber-attacks on infrastructure ever- but the route - via phishing - is one of the oldest, emphaising the need for increased staff awareness says Mark Logsdon.
Kaspersky Lab had discovered several new developments in the ongoing BlackEnergy Saga
Dr Adrian Davis of (ISC)2 spoke to SC about how cyber-security will affect all of our lives in the coming decade and how it can't be left up to the market to decide how.
A new report has warned of the dangers of bad cyber-security when it comes to nuclear power, handing out '0' ratings to tens of countries around the world and warning of a Fukushima-scale threat.
Serious flaws in European rail networks are opening trains to theft and derailment according to a group of Russian industrial control specialist hackers known as Scada Strangelove.
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.
Automobile manufacturers in the US have been stung into action by recent hack attacks and damning reports into vehicle cyber-security.