Side-channel attacks can pose a serious threat to industrial control systems (ICS), a researcher warned last month at SecurityWeek's ICS Cyber Security Conference in Atlanta, GA.
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A dangerous computer virus designed to destroy safety systems at industrial plants was likely developed by a Russian government-backed research institute, U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday.
Evidence shows that three of the most destructive incidents seen in modern cyber-history are the work of one APT.
Port of San Diego suffered a ransomware-based attack, a few days after the Port of Barcelona was hit by a cyber attack that caused several problems.
The reason SCADA security is so controversial stems primarily from the intense consequences that come from a compromise in this area. In this podcast, Andrew Ginter, VP of Industrial Security at Waterfall Security Solutions, and Edward Amoroso, CEO of TAG Cyber, talk about SCADA vulnerabilities in ICS architectures.
Nozomi Networks, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in industrial cybersecurity, announced Thursday that it raised $30 million in its Series C funding round - yet another sign that investors see growth potential in the market for guarding industrial control systems (ICS).
As the national power grid becomes increasingly dependent on computers and data sharing-providing significant benefits for utilities, customers, and communities-it has also become more vulnerable to both physical and cyber threats. While evolving standards with strict enforcement help reduce risks, efforts focused on response and recovery capabilities are
As the threat of cyberattacks on the United States launched by foreign adversaries grows, the federal government has been slow to respond. But changes announced Tuesday at the Department of Homeland Security, along with a new bipartisan bill aimed at shoring up DHS cybersecurity initiatives, could give newfound purpose to defenses against critical
Security analysts have discovered a new hacking group that has been successful in breaching networks of electric utilities in the United States.
The U.S. government, realizing that a cyberattack on energy utilities would have major repercussions for businesses and citizens alike, this November will test the ability of the nation's power grid to bounce back from a simultaneous cyberattack on electric, oil and natural gas infrastructure.