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REvil & Kaseya Shine a Spotlight on Lacking Cyber Protections

Note: Mission Secure does not incorporate Kaseya software in any of our 24/7 OT cybersecurity managed services or technology stack and is not at risk for any indicators of compromise (IOCs) associated ...

Mission Secure Cyber Security Roundup | July 2021

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Cybersecurity in the News Recent high-profile cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure spark a regulatory response from the U.S. government. Deadline passes for pipeline owners and operators to submit vulnerability assessment reports to the ...

When Cybersecurity Regulation Becomes Mandatory

Sunday, June 27th, marked the 30-day vulnerability assessment report deadline prescribed in late May by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). In direct response to the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack that shut down operations ...

Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Fuel Pipeline Supplying the East Coast

Colonial Pipeline reported a cyber-attack that resulted in a halting of their fuel pipeline operations to the East Coast per sources including this Bloomberg article originally posted on May 8, 2021. Just ...

The Physical Impact of Manufacturing Cyber Threats

Cyber Threats to Physical Systems are Increasing in Sophistication and Volume The recent growth in cyber-attacks against operational technology (OT) systems is unprecedented. According to IBM’s 2020 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index report, ...

The Physical Impact of Manufacturing Cyber Threats

Cyber Threats to Physical Systems are Increasing in Sophistication and Volume The recent growth in cyber-attacks against operational technology (OT) systems is unprecedented. According to IBM’s 2020 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index report, ...

Critical Infrastructure Threats: Cybersecurity is a safety issue

If your safety systems were compromised, would you know? Worse, what if your safety systems and HMIs were both compromised? Could you tell? ...

Not Vulnerable? 3 Reasons to Worry About the Microsoft Exchange Hacks

A little more than a week into the Microsoft Exchange Server cyber-attack leveraging four zero-day exploits, organizations and governments continue to work on mitigation strategies – namely patching – and to uncover ...

Worldwide Hack: Microsoft Exchange Server Zero-day Exploits

Hundreds of thousands of worldwide organizations are newly hacked via holes in Microsoft’s email software per a Krebs on Security article posted March 5, 2021. “At least 30,000 organizations across the United ...

Industrial Control Systems: The New Target of Malware

During 2020, CISA issued 38 cyber alerts ranging from nation-state actors like Iran and North Korea to known ransomware specifically targeting pipeline operations and notably the last alert issued on December 17, ...