Electrifying: Play-By-Play


via William Knowle’s Infosec News (a security news compilation organization), comes this fascinating North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) report document (expertly presented by E&ENews Reporter Blake Sobczak) – ostensibly, a ‘play-by-play‘ of the first cyberattack of a US Energy Utility. Think it can’t happen here? It already has

“But the March 5 event was significant enough to spur the victim utility to report it to the Department of Energy, marking the first disruptive “cyber event” on record for the U.S. power grid (Energywire, April 30). The case offered a stark demonstration of the risks U.S. power utilities face as their critical control networks grow more digitized and interconnected — and more exposed to hackers. “Have as few internet facing devices as possible,” NERC urged in its report.” – via E&ENews reporter Blake Sobczak

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: