New data shows vulnerable ICS equipment even as vendors are improving security.
‘IronGate’ discovery underlines the risk of industrial attacks yet to come.
New Security Intelligence Report (SIR) shows increase in vulnerability disclosures, and re-emergence of old Stuxnet attack bug.
Financial sector suffered the most breaches last year, followed by the accommodation/hotel sector.
The East-West Institute teamed up with the US ICS-ISAC to create a platform for critical infrastructure operators worldwide to share threat data.
Iranian government-backed hackers allegedly behind massive DDoS campaign from 2011- to 2013 against US financial sector, and 2013 breach of Windows XP server at a dam.
News SANS analysis on how the attackers broke in and took control of the industrial control systems at three regional power firms in the Ukraine and shut off the lights.
Author and famed broadcast journalist Ted Koppel's new bestseller warns of a 'likely' nationwide and devastating blackout of the US grid at the hands of hackers, but some government and utility industry officials disagree.
Further analysis of the Black Energy 3 malware studies payloads used for reconnaissance in the attacks.
Experts say a solid incident response plan is the best way to minimize the damage of a cyberattack–but IR isn't so simple for the ICS/SCADA world.