Designing a 100-Day Sprint for OT Cybersecurity: What to Consider

As we begin a new year, many organizations will enter a “goal-setting and strategic planning” season. During this time, individuals are re-energized and motivated to record new accomplishments for their professional development ...

The State of Security in the UK: Lessons from the NCSC Report

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recently released its fifth annual review of the state of cybersecurity in the United Kingdom. The report is presented under five headings including an analysis of and ...
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Cyberattacks in 2021 Highlighted Critical Infrastructure Risks

Concerns regarding cyberattacks against critical infrastructure have elevated industrial control systems (ICS) security to a mainstream topic. The first half of the year saw an increase in vulnerabilities found in ICS, exposing ...
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Protecting Critical Infrastructure with Automation and Zero-Trust

Politicians on the Homeland Security Committee have recently presented a bill for review which would require critical infrastructure organizations to report data breaches and ransomware payments to the federal government. This comes ...
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Defense Contractors Highly Susceptible to Ransomware

Even as cybercriminals take aim at critical infrastructure, many of the United States’ top 100 federal contractors are inadequately prepared to repel ransomware attacks. These were among the findings of a report ...
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US Government warns of BlackMatter ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure

The US Government has issued an alert to organisations about the threat posed by the BlackMatter ransomware group. The government’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (better known as CISA) issued the advisory ...
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Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity in Hybrid Environments

2021 has raised serious doubts about the cyber readiness of today’s critical infrastructure. Most prominently, the highly publicized ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, which required a $5 million ransom payment and caused ...
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Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) Attacks on the Rise: Are We Ready?

When we think about cyberattacks and malicious hackers, we often think in terms of our own personal lives and our own organizations. In my experience in cybersecurity, I often hear people say ...
Operation GhostShell: Novel RAT Targets Global Aerospace and Telecoms Firms

Operation GhostShell: Novel RAT Targets Global Aerospace and Telecoms Firms

In July 2021, the Cybereason Nocturnus and Incident Response Teams responded to Operation GhostShell, a highly-targeted cyber espionage campaign targeting the Aerospace and Telecommunications industries mainly in the Middle East, with additional ...

Why IOT in the Commercial Facilities Sector Opens As Many Opportunities As It Does Vulnerabilities

Every month there seems to be a new device that changes the way we travel, communicate, conduct business, and live our personal lives. The transformation promises efficiency and ease for the user, ...