Dragos is currently tracking 3000+ Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) that affect ICS/OT networks. Of those, more than 400 CVEs have at least one publicly available exploit. Public exploits affect every level of an industrial environment, providing adversaries pre-packaged tools capable of infiltrating an...
Like his peer CISOs, Amit Basu of International Seaways is concerned about complexity and the shifting landscape. But not just the threat landscape - he also is challenged by the shifting dynamics of business priorities and processes, as well as what "protection" in this new environment now entails.
As DNS remains a favorite target for attack vectors, organizations need to build unified security by establishing harmonized DNS traffic and communication to prevent data exfiltration, say Alvin Rodrigues and Pankaj Chawla from Infoblox.
In addition to doing asset inventory, it is important to profile the risks of each asset to ensure OT security, says Mel Migriño, vice president and group CISO at Meralco, the largest power distribution unit in the Philippines.
2021 has more than confirmed the need to protect critical infrastructure from cyber threats. The Colonial Pipeline incident illustrated that an IT compromise of an organization that also has OT can have a disruptive impact on its industrial operations, even if the attackers fail to move laterally into the more...
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis initiatives unveiled by the Biden administration to enhance supply chain and critical infrastructure security and address the cybersecurity skills gap. Also featured: LockBit 2.0 ransomware rep 'tells all'; misconfigured Microsoft Power Apps.
The Biden administration unveiled a package of supply chain and critical infrastructure security initiatives following a meeting at the White House with tech executives and others. Companies such as Google and Microsoft also promised billions in spending on cybersecurity over the next several years.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the evolution of fraud trends and the challenges in implementing the "zero trust" framework in the OT environment.
Implementing the "zero trust" model in the OT environment can prove to be more difficult than in the IT environment because many OT systems are older, cannot easily be replaced and may be difficult to monitor, according to two experts.
What are the latest cybersecurity issues? Join four Information Security Media Group editors as they describe the top issues of the week, including the risk of cyberattacks provoking a kinetic response, as well as top healthcare CISOs' tips for handling supply chain security, resiliency and ransomware.
OT, IoT, IIoT - each has critical distinctions, and each is increasingly vital to protecting the world's critical infrastructure from crippling cyberattacks. In a panel discussion, cybersecurity leaders discuss what it takes to get the C-suite's attention to prioritize this new generation of risk.
The widely used NicheStack TCP/IP stack has 14 vulnerabilities that, if exploited, could allow for remote code execution, denial of service, information leaks, TCP spoofing or DNS cache poisoning, according to researchers at Forescout and JFrog. But patches are now available.
Ransomware-wielding criminals continue to find innovative new ways to extort victims, develop technically and sidestep skills shortages by delivering ransomware as a service, said Robert Hannigan, the former head of U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ, in his Infosecurity Europe 2021 virtual keynote speech.
For anyone wondering how the Russian-speaking, ransomware-wielding DarkSide crime syndicate was able to disrupt a major U.S. fuel pipeline, a more pertinent question might be: Why didn’t it happen sooner?
Gregory Touhill, the retired Air Force general and former federal CISO under President Obama, minces no words when he describes the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack as a "global day of reckoning" for critical infrastructure protection.