IT vs. OT Cybersecurity: Why Process Industries Must Recognize the Important Differences

Credit to Author: Michael Pyle| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:00:16 +0000

According to a recent ARC and Kaspersky industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity survey, 70% of the 282 industrial organizations who participated consider a cyberattack on their operations technology (OT) /… Read more »

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Your Windows PC may become collateral damage in any conflict with Iran

Credit to Author: Preston Gralla| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:18:00 -0800

When Iran launches cyberattacks in revenge for the killing of Major Gen. Qasem Soleimani — which it almost certainly will do — the attack vector, as always, will be Windows. And when that happens, your PC and your business’s PCs will be right in the crosshairs. Here’s why — and how you can protect your machines and your business.

A long history of U.S.-Iranian cyberwarfare

To understand the coming cyberattacks, it’s useful to look back. For more than a decade, the U.S. and Iran have engaged in low-level cyberwarfare, with occasional bursts of higher-level attacks. The most destructive of them was Stuxnet, launched in 2009 by the U.S. and Israel against Iran’s nuclear program. It exploited four zero-day flaws in Windows machines, which controlled the centrifuges Iran used to create nuclear material that can be used in nuclear weapons.

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What you need to know about new data-security rules for business travel

Credit to Author: Mike Elgan| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:39:00 -0800

From U.S. Customs agents to cybercriminals, everyone wants to copy the data on your phone and laptop. Here’s how to protect your rights and also avoid industrial espionage.

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New ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance Helps Reduce Threats Through Collaboration

Credit to Author: Nathalie Marcotte| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 19:06:19 +0000

Co-authored by Nathalie Marcotte, Senior Vice President Schneider Electric Industrial Services, and Mary Ramsey, Executive Director, International Society of Automation (ISA) According to Kaspersky Labs, 47% of industrial control systems computers… Read more »

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The Familial Relationship Between Cybersecurity and Safety

Credit to Author: Jay Abdallah| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:14:09 +0000

For many of us, our older siblings are our earliest mentors.  That’s because they frequently pass – directly or indirectly – their life lessons down to us. We benefit because,… Read more »

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