How to Achieve Deep Visibility in Industrial Networks

Results Speak Louder Than Words: A Guide to Evaluating ICS Security Tools

Why leveraging live environment simulations and putting ICS tools to the test is the best way to evaluate their fitness. Track and field was one of my favorite sports growing up. I ...
Industrial Entities in Middle East Targeted by WildPressure APT Operation

Industrial Entities in Middle East Targeted by WildPressure APT Operation

A newly detected advanced persistent threat (APT) operation called “WildPressure” targeted industrial organizations and other entities in the Middle East. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab observed WildPressue distributing samples of a fully operation ...

ICS Environments and Patch Management: What to Do If You Can’t Patch

The evolution of the cyber threat landscape highlights the emerging need for organizations to strengthen their ability to identify, analyze, and evaluate cyber risks before they evolve into security incidents. Although the ...

Why Asset Visibility Is Essential to the Security of Your Industrial Environment

Threats against industrial environments are on the rise. Near the beginning of 2019, for example, Kaspersky Lab revealed that 47% of industrial control system (ICS) computers on which its software was installed ...

Navigating ICS Security: Having your Action Plan Ready

| | CMA, ICS, ICS Security, OT
Trust, respect, understanding. These are all two-way relationships that must be earned over time. Whilst someone being hired in a senior position will likely already have a certain level of each, part ...

Navigating ICS Security: Best Practices for ICS Decision-Makers

| | ICS Security
As a security consultant, I’m not going into an environment to design and build an organization’s network from the ground up in most situations. For the majority of the time, I’m working ...

NIS Directive: Who are the Operators of Essential Services (OES)?

The NIS Directive is the first EU horizontal legislation addressing cybersecurity challenges and a true game-changer for cybersecurity resilience and cooperation in Europe. The Directive has three main objectives: Improving national cybersecurity ...
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Introducing the New MITRE ATT&CK Framework for Industrial Control Systems

On January 7th, MITRE released ATT&CK for Industrial Control Systems, a taxonomy of real-world cyber adversarial behavior targeting ICS or industrial control systems. These systems operate critical infrastructure in manufacturing and utility ...

From Good to Great – Building on ICS Security Basics

Most industrial organizations are behind the curve when it comes to cybersecurity, facing mounting complexities like the IIoT, the skills gap and the IT/OT divide. But what about industrial organizations that are ...