Carpet (IT) to Concrete (OT) – The Evolution of Internet-Based Malware

November 2, 2018, marked the 30-year anniversary of the Morris Worm. It seems the more things change, the more things stay the same. It’s a bit ironic that as more and more devices get connected to the Internet (~20 billion+ today versus ~60,000 in 1988), we are still susceptible to ... Read More

ICS Cybersecurity: Visibility, Protective Controls, Continuous Monitoring – Wash, Rinse, Repeat

| | _NERC, ICS Security, PLC, SSH
As we have talked about in prior blogs, industrial cybersecurity is a journey. This is a journey that is never-ending, as control system technology advancements are adopting information technology (IT) and cloud-based solutions at a faster rate than ever before. At the same time, the threat landscape of malicious activity ... Read More

Visibility: An Essential Component of Industrial Cyber Security

As more and more devices are connected to the process control network, there are more and more risks related to potential impacts from industrial cyber security events, some of which may not even be targeted against industrial control systems (ICS). For instance, WannaCry ransomware actually shut down entire plants without ... Read More