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How to Ensure Continuous Compliance with NERC CIP

What is NERC? The North American Electric Reliability Corporation, or NERC, is the largest electric reliability organization in North America. They’re responsible for over 1,900 bulk power system operations spanning the United ...
How to Mitigate Risk Against Operational Technology (OT)

How to Mitigate Risk Against Operational Technology (OT)

Operational technology, or OT, is hardware and software technologies that monitor and control a variety of physical operations including, but not limited to processes, devices, and even various infrastructures like public rail ...

Final Version of NIST SP 1800-23 Guides Identification of Threats to OT Assets

In September 2019, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the release of a draft practice guide entitled, “NIST Special Publication (SP) ...
Oil & Gas Spearphishing Campaigns Drop Agent Tesla Spyware in Advance of Historic OPEC+ Deal

Oil & Gas Spearphishing Campaigns Drop Agent Tesla Spyware in Advance of Historic OPEC+ Deal

Bitdefender researchers have recently found spearphishing campaigns, either impersonating a well-known Egyptian engineering contractor or a shipment company, dropping the Agent Tesla spyware Trojan. The impersonated engineering contractor (Enppi – Engineering for ...

NIST SP 1800-23, Energy Sector Asset Management: Securing Industrial Control Systems

Industrial organizations face a growing list of digital threats these days. Back in April 2019, for instance, FireEye revealed that it had observed an additional intrusion by the threat group behind the ...
Dragonfly Cyberspy Group Ramps Up Attacks Against Energy Sector

Dragonfly Cyberspy Group Ramps Up Attacks Against Energy Sector

Symantec warns that a sophisticated cyberespionage group known as Dragonfly is aggressively targeting companies from the energy sector in Europe and the United States. The company’s researchers have seen evidence that in ...